From: Herbert Poetzl (herbert_at_13thfloor.at)
Date: Wed 06 Apr 2005 - 22:04:17 BST
On Wed, Apr 06, 2005 at 04:47:32PM +0100, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Apr 2005, Gaz Wilson wrote:
> > Hi!
> > 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?
well, I guess the scripts should specify 'bash' when
they want to use 'bash' functionality (not /bin/sh)
but I guess enrico will fix that soon ...
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