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Re: "here strings" and tmpfiles


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: "here strings" and tmpfiles
Date: Mon, 8 Apr 2019 10:53:46 -0400
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On 4/8/19 10:36 AM, Greg Wooledge wrote:

> That's incorrect in this context.  We're talking about boot scripts here,
> not interactive user shells.  In boot scripts, on every operating system
> I've ever used, the shell being used is either POSIX sh or Bourne sh.

This is clearly wrong in general, though it might be true on systems you've
used (e.g., Debian and Ubuntu in Linuxland). If you have a system where
bash is installed as /bin/sh (e.g., RHEL or Fedora), that is the shell you
use to write boot scripts.


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