[arch-general] A good time to switch to dash as /bin/sh?

Benjamin A. Shelton zancarius at gmail.com
Sat Sep 27 07:01:16 UTC 2014

On 09/26/2014 05:11 PM, Doug Newgard wrote:
> I should qualify that in that I don't think adding another package to 
> base is a good idea *unless* there is a significant benefit to doing 
> so. The plan to add dash to base when Arch was using initscripts made 
> sense, it doesn't now that we're using systemd. There's already too 
> much in base IMO.
> Doug

By that reasoning, if the intent is to make base leaner, then bash ought 
to be replaced with dash (mkinitcpio and others notwithstanding). :)


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