[rebase PATCH] Introduce --with-posix-shell configure flag.

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Apr 10 14:20:00 GMT 2019


On Apr 10 14:34, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> On 4/10/19 2:32 PM, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> > On 4/10/19 11:02 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> On Apr  9 11:23, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> >>> Some distros prefer a POSIX shell other than /bin/ash and /bin/dash.
> >>
> >> I think this is pretty old stuff nobody really looked at for a while.
> >> ash and dash are the same binary anyway, both are dash.
> > 
> > Patch updated.
> 
> and attached now.
> 
> > 
> >>
> >> I'd prefer to drop the distinction between ash and dash, so dash
> >> is default and --with-dash becomes a no-op.
> >>
> >> Also, why not just SHELL?
> > 
> > The variable SHELL does have meanings to the system() call,
> > and may not necessarily denote a POSIX compatible shell.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > /haubi/
> > 
> 

> >From 052be19f0ff522a8b8fc57df933f4b5e39602ea0 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Michael Haubenwallner <michael.haubenwallner@ssi-schaefer.com>
> Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2019 15:37:04 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] Introduce --with-posix-shell configure flag.
> 
> Some distros prefer a POSIX shell other than /bin/dash, which is the
> default.  Remove --with-dash configure flag, is POSIX shell default.

Pushed.


Thanks,
Corinna

-- 
Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
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