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SubjectRe: NAK (bashizm in the /bin/sh script): [PATCH v3] doc/oops-tracing: add Code: decode info
On Sat, 23 Jun 2007 15:17:27 +0200
Andi Kleen <ak@suse.de> wrote:

> In this case it's not good enough. We're not writing POSIX portable software
> here, but Linux software where /bin/sh is /bin/bash. Similar to the Linux
> kernel which is not written in portable ISO C.

There's no rule that says /bin/sh is always /bin/bash. What Novell
distributions do does not translate to all of "Linux". If you are writing
scripts that rely on bash then "#!/bin/bash" is the appropriate way to
document that and give it the best chance of working portably.

Sean
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