[PATCH] Re: missing sh.exe in coreutils

Brian Dessent brian@dessent.net
Mon Aug 15 15:00:00 GMT 2005

Eric Blake wrote:

> But it will obliterate /bin/sh if a user wanted it to be ksh or zsh.  The
> whole reason that 00bash.sh first checks what sh is currently, is
> because I only want the upgrade to take place if it is ash or an
> outdated bash, but to not penalize users who like ksh or zsh when
> they call system() (Mac, for example, does sh == zsh, unlike Linux with
> sh == bash).  I'm really thinking more along the lines of:

Ah.  Okay, I didn't know you were officially supporting that.  I figured
that anyone doing that would be used to replacing /bin/sh manually since
until recently ash would have clobbered it unconditionally any time the
package was updated.  The two-stage should still work - I think.


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