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Re: bug in sh, probably, with test case

On Sat, Dec 22, 2012 at 4:55 AM, Thor Lancelot Simon <> 
> At least as it seems to be in the version of Debian I use, it lacks many
> useful features for interactive use, like history and editing.  If it
> started its life as our shell, I cannot see why those features would
> have been taken out.

IIRC, the whole point of dash was to have a small, standards-compliant
and fast shell interpreter for the execution of scripts. Interactive
use is explicitly not a goal, and therefore explains why the features
were yanked.

Julio Merino / @jmmv

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