Maybe re-run with Dash or Ash?
Posted Feb 5, 2007 18:26 UTC (Mon) by bronson
In reply to: Comparing Linux and Minix
Parent article: Comparing Linux and Minix
Ubuntu switched from Bash to Dash in Edgy to noticeably shorten boot times. Apparently booting involves forking a LOT of shells, and Bash is big, featureful, and slow (and has the most convoluted syntax of any programming language that I know -- including APL -- but I digress...)
If our esteemed editor still has his test rig set up, it might be interesting to see the shell tests re-run using Dash or Ash instead of Bash?
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