/bin/sh or /bin/ash
george at galis.org
Tue Jun 7 22:43:31 PDT 2005
On Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 10:20:17PM -0700, Matthew Dillon wrote:
>:I just discovered /bin/sh is really ash, per /usr/src/bin/sh/TOUR (it
>:supports $(( 1 + 2 )) whereas Bourne sh does not), so I was wondering
>:should sh be a symlink to ash? I don't even see ash in my PATH.
>:George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
> No, I think its best not to make a link. We already have enough
> shell names to deal with, it would just add confusion.
Do you think "anyone will ever go back" and would you accept a dfports
patch to adjust vim syntax highlighting accordingly? -- that's my
primary concern, whenever I do arithmetic in /bin/sh scripts, I error
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
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