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Re: bug in sh, probably, with test case

On 2012-12-21 05:21, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:41:17PM -0500, Richard Hansen wrote:
On 2012-12-20 18:31, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 06:30:18PM -0500, Richard Hansen wrote:
What are your thoughts about adopting DASH (the Debian Almquist

It is black listed for pkgsrc.

What does that mean?  Does it have to do with this snippet of code
in pkgsrc/bootstrap/bootstrap?

It breaks existing shell scripts and not even those in pkgsrc itself.

I'd argue that the shell scripts themselves are broken. :)
DASH is merely conforming to the POSIX standard, as it should.

I expect a switch to DASH would bring lots of growing pains, but I believe that NetBSD (and its users) would be better off in the long term.


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