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Re: Intended MBF: maintainer scripts not using strict mode

Ralf Treinen <treinen@xxxxxxx> writes:
> On Mon, Jun 26, 2017 at 11:09:26PM +0200, Mattia Rizzolo wrote:

>> 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>" ?

Correct.  It's a minor tweak that only matters in somewhat unusual
circumstances, but there's no downside.

Russ Allbery (rra@xxxxxxxxxx)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>