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I never got it. Tell me again why Bash is a bad thing?
Posted Jun 2, 2010 11:17 UTC (Wed) by nye (guest, #51576)
The real problem though isn't so much using bash or bash-specific features; it's using bash-specific features while declaring your script to be POSIX compliant by specifying /bin/sh as the interpreter. This is a straightforward bug which could simply be fixed by specifying /bin/bash, but too many people don't even realise that they've made the mistake.
Posted Jun 3, 2010 21:08 UTC (Thu) by oak (guest, #2786)
(Some of the reasons why these systems might not have Bash pre-installed is that it's large or that they disagree with its licence and therefore have something like Busybox.)
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