From: Gaz Wilson (dragon_at_dragons.org.uk)
Date: Wed 06 Apr 2005 - 16:47:32 BST
On Wed, 6 Apr 2005, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> Just a short note to let you know that under some circumstances, Debian
> offers for you to link /bin/sh to a shell called dash, which is supposed
> to be a faster, smaller bash. Unfortunately dash is incompatible with
> some of the vserver scripts - most notably vserver-copy breaks terribly
> when /bin/sh is symlinked to dash.
Further reading suggests that this may become more of an issue in the
future as it seems sh is being migrated to be POSIX 1003.2 and 1003.2a
complient, which may mean that dash replaces bash as the default shell
in distrobutions in the future?
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