[arch-general] A good time to switch to dash as /bin/sh?
pelzflorian at googlemail.com
Sat Sep 27 08:02:41 UTC 2014
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On 09/27/2014 09:30 AM, Benjamin A. Shelton wrote:
> On 09/27/2014 01:28 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> On Sat, 2014-09-27 at 01:21 -0600, Benjamin A. Shelton wrote:
>>> I assumed NoExtract should have been enough
>> Correct! Or are we missing something?
> Oddly, using only NoExtract caused pacman to remove the usr/bin/sh
> symlink, replacing it with nothing. (Using both NoUpgrade and
> NoExtract seems to work fine.)
> Perhaps it's a local oddity on my installation, but I admit I
> didn't fiddle with it for more than 5 minutes. I very likely
> overlooked something.
> ...when all you have is a hammer...
Same here. With only NoExtract, I linked /bin/sh to dash, reinstalled
bash, and /bin/sh was gone. With both NoExtract and NoUpgrade, I did
the same and /bin/sh was still a link to dash.
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