[arch-general] dash as system /bin/sh? (Was: dash as default shell?)

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Wed Jun 17 18:39:01 UTC 2020

On 6/17/20 2:36 PM, David Rosenstrauch wrote:
> On 6/17/20 2:18 PM, Piscium via arch-general wrote:
>> Today I set dash as my default shell [1] on two PCs. We will see if I
>> get into trouble.
>> This question was asked years ago but maybe good to ask again. Could
>> dash be made the default shell in Arch?
> Couldn't you just set it as the default for your user using chsh?

This isn't about using it as a login shell. Describing this as "my
default shell" is a very bad description.

This is actually about setting dash as the system /bin/sh implementation.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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