[haiku-development] Re: Proposal : move away from bash

  • From: pulkomandy <pulkomandy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 12:58:56 +0200

> I'm in a hurry so I'll be quick...
> How is ksh compatibility with bash scripts, I would not introduce
> compatibility problems (think about porting software that users autotools).
>  Probably dash could be considered too.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian_Almquist_shell

autotools will work with any posix-compliant shell. dash and mksh are
useable without any problem.
mksh looks more compatible with some bashisms, for example $((i++)) for
incrementing i works, it doesn't in dash.

Adrien / PulkoMandy

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