/bin/sh or /bin/ash

George Georgalis george at galis.org
Wed Jun 8 06:49:37 PDT 2005

On Wed, Jun 08, 2005 at 03:14:42PM +0200, Thomas E. Spanjaard wrote:
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>Christopher JS Vance wrote:
>| OpenBSD uses its own well-maintained ksh as sh, even on the install
>| floppies.  Would it be reasonable to drop ash in favour of this?
>That's a pdksh derivative, which is 'less' than the original ksh
>according to zealots. Also, what's wrong with using sh as sh?

Cant find it... it would seem ash is more POSIX than Bourne sh.
So my question, should #!/bin/sh be POSIX or Bourne?

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
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