Subject: Re: default shell for SH
To: Eric Boutilier <Eric.Boutilier@Sun.COM>
From: grant beattie <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/05/2005 20:09:12
On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 10:37:42AM -0600, Eric Boutilier wrote:

> >this was changed to ksh some time ago because the demand for ksh by
> >some GNU configure scripts was overwhelming.
> I'm not sure I understand. If the demand for ksh is so strong,
> why do most configs in mk/platform have: SH?=/bin/sh ?

sorry, I should have said "... on Solaris", because /bin/sh on Solaris
is known to be deficient.