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Re: Bug#906250: ITP: execline -- small and non-interactive scripting language




On Mon, Sep 3, 2018 at 4:17 PM Jakub Wilk <jwilk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> * Shengjing Zhu <zhsj@xxxxxxxxxx>, 2018-09-02, 14:42:
> >When I try to package execline(a non-interactive shell script)[1], it
> >installs following binaries in default PATH,
> >
> >cd, if, exec, wait, ....
>
> Three of them (cd, umask, wait) clash with shell's regular built-in
> utilities. POSIX requires them to be exec(2)able[0][1]. Debian doesn't
> currently provide standalone executables for them (which is a bug), but
> some other distros do. The execline's implementation are of course not
> compatible with POSIX, and therefore must not be included within PATH.
>

Sorry, I can't get your point. Doesn't this mean execline _follows_
POSIX, which makes cd/umask/wait execable?

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