The worst error message in history belongs to... BIND9!

perryh at perryh at
Wed Jul 4 02:37:57 UTC 2007

> >> This is actually just the difference between sh and bash ...
> >
> >differences in, say, arithmetic handling and loops can sometimes
> >mean rewriting parts of shell scripts depending on whether it is
> >going to run in BSD or Linux.
> That's a major argument for doing things in python or perl as
> they are consistent across all platforms ...

If one is going to require the installation of something that may
not be part of a base system, that something might as well be bash :)

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