Making /bin/sh == bash. Has the time come?

Gary R. Van Sickle g.r.vansickle@worldnet.att.net
Mon Jun 13 02:33:00 GMT 2005


> Are you sure you didn't actually measure bash's performance twice?
> If you simply run configure with ash, it will effectively do an
> 
>     exec /bin/bash "$0" "$@"
> 
> at the beginning, unless you force it to stick with ash by 
> setting CONFIG_SHELL=/bin/sh.
> 
> FWIW, I did find that the configure scripts I tested ran 
> faster under ash than under bash, but only by 4% to 8%.
> 
> Regards
> Thorsten Dahlheimer

Wait... So everybody's *always* been using bash during configures?

-- 
Gary R. Van Sickle


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