which is the basic differences between the shells?

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at ceid.upatras.gr
Mon Jun 7 08:50:20 UTC 2010

On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 07:57:51 -0400, Jerry <freebsd.user at seibercom.net> wrote:
> On Sun, 06 Jun 2010 14:19:08 +0300
> Giorgos Keramidas <keramida at ceid.upatras.gr> articulated:
>> You can always install bash with "pkg_add".  The default package is
>> not built as a static binary, but you can compile a static bash
>> binary from its port:
>>     # cd /usr/ports/shells/bash
>>     # make WITH_STATIC_BASH=1 install clean
> I thought that was what this port was for:
> Port:   bash-static-4.1.5_2
> Path:   /usr/ports/shells/bash-static
> Info:   The GNU Project's Bourne Again SHell

Yes, that's what bash-static enables.

I only mentioned WITH_STATIC_BASH because it's what I usually prefer to
avoid gettext/libintl.so troubles when portupgrade is still half-done
and I want to open a new screen window or xterm.

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