Make error in glibc

Ken Moffat zarniwhoop73 at googlemail.com
Wed May 5 14:12:06 PDT 2010


On 5 May 2010 21:57, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> I really don't understand why some distros use dash.  Yes, dash is
> smaller and faster, but although the differences are measurable, they
> are not discernible to the user.
>

 I think it's "their distro, their rules".  Or, perhaps
"we can measure it, so it _must_ be important".
Remember that some distros are surrounded by
vast numbers of bootscripts.

 In the real world, I believe dash has improved a
lot once they started using it as /bin/sh, but it's
still sufficently different to cause problems, e.g.
in the kernel's build scripts.

ĸen
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