[arch-projects] [dbscripts] [PATCH v2 1/5] Use even more bashisms.

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Tue Feb 20 18:03:19 UTC 2018

On 02/20/2018 12:24 PM, Emil Velikov wrote:
> Seems like I wasn't clear enough:
> The goal is not to appease zsh - but a step closer to POSIX sh friendly.
> I've been staring and writing bash (closer to POSIX sh really) scripts
> for over a decade, haven't seen what makes X cleaner over Y.
> Yet that's subjective, unlike the original argument - consistency rules ;-)

If you're working for "POSIX sh friendly", why are you mentioning zsh in
the first place?

As for targeting POSIX sh, if you can do that then sure. I have personal
scripts written for sh when it makes sense (and my /bin/sh is symlinked
to dash, so I actually use sh).

But yeah, consistency rules.

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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