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Re: [PATCH] Have `rc' and `runsystem' use /bin/sh

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Have `rc' and `runsystem' use /bin/sh
Date: Mon, 07 Nov 2011 23:37:38 +0100
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Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault@gnu.org> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès, le Mon 07 Nov 2011 22:43:22 +0100, a écrit :
>> These two scripts really need a plain POSIX shell, not necessarily
>> Bash.  This patch changes the shebang accordingly.
> Mmm, are "local" and functions really in POSIX shells? dash refuses
> the function keyword,

Good points.

Functions are POSIX, but with the f() notation can be used as you
wrote [0].

‘local’ isn’t POSIX actually but it’s only used once.

Hmm, should we ignore the patch for now?  What bothers me is the
hardcoded /bin/bash.



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