Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/shells/bash
To: None <>
From: Jonathan Perkin <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/22/2004 17:17:49
* On 2004-10-21 at 17:25 BST, Juan RP wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Oct 2004 16:51:29 +0100
> Jonathan Perkin <> wrote:
> > * On 2004-10-21 at 16:44 BST, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> > 
> > > Is it there any point in keeping bash2 around?
> > 
> > I'd like it see it stay around until the next branch, as it's
> > still by far the most widely used version.  Nuke it before the
> > freeze if it all appears to work correctly.
> I agree with Jonathan, bash2 still is useful for some people.

I've had to go back to using it already, as the symptoms I've
described before in

are even worse.  The first command line after the prompt now truncates
as soon as it reaches 46 characters.  I'm starting to suspect our
termcap interaction somewhere, as the bash pkgsrc compiled on other
operating systems works flawlessly.

Because of this, I'd like to see bash2 stay around even longer :-)


Jonathan Perkin                                     The NetBSD Project