Portability of shell scripts from other *nixes
wblock at wonkity.com
Thu Jan 26 00:13:38 UTC 2012
On Wed, 25 Jan 2012, Doug Poland wrote:
> I'm trying port some shell scripts to FreeBSD that were originally
> written on Darwin (OS X).
> The issue I'm having is the shebang line of the scripts in OS X is
> #!/bin/sh, and it turns out that is really an instance of bash, and
> the code contains some bashisms. On FreeBSD I have bash in
> Is there an "easy/best" way to have a single shebang that works on
> both OS's? I'd rather not change FreeBSD's bourne shell to bash with
> any symlinking of /usr/local/bin/bash to /bin/sh.
Turns out that causes mysterious problems:
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