[Slackbuilds-users] Patch proposal to remove bashisms from some scripts
eha at alienbase.nl
Sat Oct 30 11:30:33 UTC 2010
On Sat, 30 Oct 2010, David Spencer wrote:
>> Recently I have been tinkering with one of my boxes to use ash as
>> /bin/sh and noticed that doing so some SlackBuilds aren't working as
>> intended anymore.
> I'll leave the question of whether this needs a mass patch at SBo to
> the SBo admins. If it doesn't, I'll quietly update my SlackBuilds the
> next time they need revision for other reasons.
Slackware assumes and requires that the root user uses bash as the
default shell. Not just SlackBuild scripts but the init scripts will not
all work the full 100% when using a limited version like ash.
We are not going to demand or execute a mass patch here at SlackBuilds.org
- we keep assuming that /bin/sh is linked to /bin/bash .
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