Necessary code or trash?

Dan Nelson dnelson at
Thu Aug 28 14:45:27 PDT 2003

In the last episode (Aug 28), Marc Wiz said:
> Sticking with /bin/sh is a good idea.  
> What I have done is build a static version of bash and put it /bin
> I changed root's shell to /bin/bash and run just fine.
> Has anyone noticed what a pain it is to build bash statically and
> install it in /bin?

I don't use bash, but the bash2 port Makefile looks like it builds a
static binary by default:


	Dan Nelson
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