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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: dash-0.5.9.1-1




On Thu, 23 Feb 2017 20:38:08, Andrey Repin wrote:
$ cat /etc/postinstall/zp_dash-as-bin-sh.dash
#!/bin/dash

test ! -h /bin/sh.exe && {
  _f="$(mktemp /bin/sh.XXXXXX)"
  {
    mv /bin/sh.exe "$_f"
    ln -s /bin/dash.exe /bin/sh.exe
  } || mv "$_f" /bin/sh.exe
  rm "$_f"
}
exit 0

This is a bad idea.

If script succeeds, then yes sh is now a symlink to Dash, but only for my
system. I still have to use #!/bin/dash with my scripts, because otherwise
people with Bash -> sh will not get the speed boost. The whole point of this
thread is that it should be changed for everyone.


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