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Re: Intended MBF: maintainer scripts not using strict mode




On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:09:26PM +0200, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 10:23:56PM +0200, Ralf Treinen wrote:
> > we currently have in sid 84 maintainer scripts not using strict mode.
> > That is, they neither start on "#!/bin/[ba]sh -e", nor do a "set -e".
> > The list is attached. This list includes the 12 remaining scripts not
> > starting on #! (bugs are already filed for these).
> 
> sigh.
> And using `#!/bin(ba)?sh -e` is not good either (there is a lintian tag
> about it, iirc).

what is the rationale for this? Is anyone calling maintainer scripts
like "sh <script>" ?

-Ralf.