Make bootscripts more POSIX compliant

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Mon Feb 19 23:58:09 PST 2007

On 2/19/07, TheOldFellow <theoldfellow at> wrote:
> Dan Nicholson wrote:
> > After the error the other day with dash and glibc-2.3.6, <snip>
> I prefer to install bash and start all the bootscripts #!/bin/bash to
> make it clear that anyone who wants to use another shell is on their
> own.  :-)

Very true. But a big motivation of using dash is that it's much more
lightweight than bash, presumably providing some speedup for simple
scripts where lots of features aren't needed. I do love a bash script,


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