Make error in glibc

Chris Staub chris at beaker67.com
Wed May 5 09:05:04 PDT 2010


On 05/05/2010 07:33 AM, Simon Geard wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-05-04 at 07:54 +0530, gaurav k wrote:
>> I have not deviated from the book at all, the only possible difference
>> might be any differences in the host system requirement. For
>> example, /bin/sh  is not a symlink to bash, but I've only used bash
>> throughout.
>
> That *is* a deviation - you might be typing your commands into a bash
> shell personally, but scripts you run from there will be using /bin/sh.
> In theory programs using /bin/sh shouldn't use bash-specific features,
> but in practice, many do.
>
> Simon.
>

Then those that do should be considered buggy and must be fixed. 
Personally I think that requiring /bin/sh -> bash is pointless, and that 
if there are any packages that have /bin/sh while using Bash features 
those packages should be corrected...but then I seem to be alone on this...



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