[Slackbuilds-users] bashisms?

Didier Spaier didier at slint.fr
Sat Aug 29 09:32:08 UTC 2015

On 29/08/2015 10:16, B Watson wrote:
> On 8/28/15, Jim Diamond <Jim.Diamond at acadiau.ca> wrote:
>> and otherwise following
>> good programming practices by explicitly declaring that the shell
>> script must be run by bash if that is, indeed, the case).
I fully agree to  what Jim wrote.
> I tried doing that, it got changed back to #!/bin/sh, so I just gave up.

Seeing how many SlackBuilds you contributed, I can understand your 
feeling. I am impressed.

> I don't use other shells normally, and haven't memorized the POSIX shell
> spec, so can't remember (and can't be bothered to forever be looking up)
> what's a bashism and what isn't.

For anyone reading, some stuff that may help.

chechkbashims is provided here:
See also:

And of course bash --posix.



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