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Subject: Re: Build server reminder!

Re: Build server reminder!

From: Jonas Häggqvist <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 17:05:30 +0100

Chisel Wright wrote:

> "ubuntu does link sh to dash instead of bash for a while now. dash does
> not work properly with the distributed build environment."
> Is there a workaround for this? (that doesn't involve changing the
> softlink on my system)

Why aren't the scripts simply specifying /bin/bash rather than /bin/sh?

If you use bash-specific features, that's one thing, but at least have the
courtesy to fix the shebang line to reflect this.

Chisel, I'd expect that you can simply change the scripts to include
#!/bin/bash as the first line.

Jonas Häggqvist
Received on 2008-01-21

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