Glibc ldd needs /bin/bash

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at
Wed Mar 14 07:20:58 PDT 2007

On 3/14/07, Matthew Burgess <matthew at> wrote:
> How about:
> "The <command>ldd</command> shell script contains Bash-specific syntax.
> Change its shebang line to force the script to be interpreted by Bash in case
> other shells (see <link href="whatever">BLFS</link>) are installed and linked
> to <filename class="symlink">/bin/sh</filename> later:"
> Obviously the markup will need to be fixed up a bit there, but hopefully you
> get the idea.

Yes, I like this better. I was hoping that the part about how /bin/sh
gets in there by accident wouldn't float away. I think I'll add it as
a comment in the book in case any future editors wonder wtf it's there


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