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Re: bootstrap shell?
On Fri, 23 May 2008 14:58:45 +0200
Tobias Nygren <tnn%NetBSD.org@localhost> wrote:
> pkgsrc/OSF1 has long been plagued by the buggy and crash prone /bin/sh
> _and_ /bin/ksh. I would like to fix this once and for all by adding
> support for providing a sane shell as part of the bootstrap process.
> This would involve importing the source code of some shell to pkgsrc,
> like was already done for awk and sed. The #1 candidate seems to be
> shells/pdksh. This would add 1.8M to unpacked pkgsrc. Can we live with
I should have mentioned that mksh is another alternative, though I
haven't investigated it yet.
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