koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Sat Nov 15 18:32:41 PST 2008
On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 01:19:57AM -0500, dan-freebsd-questions at ourbrains.org wrote:
> > isn't the "main reason" because other shells may reside on a filesystem
> > which isn't necessarily mounted in maintenance/single user mode? Or, libraries
> > for the same?
> > --
> > Jim Pazarena fquest at ccstores.com
> Just link the shell of your choice statically and put it somewhere in /.
> Problem solved. Why doesn't FreeBSD ship bash and other shells besides
> the `sh' linked statically is beyond me. It wouldn't break ports, would
It does break ports. Very, very badly. I know because I've personally
attempted replacing /bin/sh with bash as a "I have a weekend to spare"
The topic of bringing bash into BSD as /bin/sh has been discussed in the
past many, many times. It's always a heated discussion. We went
through the same thing discussing bringing tcsh in (remember, /bin/csh
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