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Re: Bash vs. sh

From: Joel E. Denny
Subject: Re: Bash vs. sh
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 02:35:16 -0400 (EDT)

On Wed, 23 Apr 2008, Jim Meyering wrote:

> > I was hoping for something more formal: all developers commit their
> > bootstrap-inner.m4sh changes to gnulib instead of to their own projects.
> That's already the idea, using gnulib's bootstrap.

Ok, thanks.  I wasn't aware.

> > Writing bootstrap to download bootstrap-inner.m4sh automatically might
> > help encourage this practice.  Then I don't have to hunt through the logs
> > of several other projects in order to avoid reinventing bootstrapping
> > fixes.

If the above approach is too restrictive, maybe gnulib's bootstrap script 
could at least contain a comment explaining that it should be kept in sync 
with gnulib.  That might help out sheltered little developers like me.  :)

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