[arch-general] [Bulk] Re: A good time to switch to dash as /bin/sh?
ralf.mardorf at rocketmail.com
Sat Sep 27 08:13:00 UTC 2014
On Sat, 2014-09-27 at 10:02 +0200, Florian Pelz wrote:
> 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...
> > Benjamin
> 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.
My bad, until now I'm using NoExtract for files I don't want to have, I
wasn't aware that a file or link we want to have gets lost.
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