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Re: [joist-dev] Re: [joist-cvs] CVS update: joist/build build.sh

Author Daniel Rall <dlr at collab dot net>
Full name Daniel Rall <dlr at collab dot net>
Date 2001-04-05 22:21:54 PDT
Message edk at collab dot net writes:

> IMO, /bin/bash is better 'cause it's the shell for which the scripts are
> were written. On some operating systems, /bin/sh will not be the same
> as bash. Of course, designing for bash instead of sh may be somewhat
> problematic -- it seems that bash is not cross platform compatible,
> though sh is... <sigh>

Bash is completely cross platform compatible. Bash 1.x is not
necessarily compatible with bash 2.x, however.

> I wouldn't mind switching to a more portable shell at some point ...

Writing scripts for vanilla sh should solve most of our problems,
assuming we indeed have a lowest common denominator test environment.

Daniel

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Re: [joist-dev] Re: [joist-cvs] CVS update: joist/build build.sh Daniel Rall <dlr at collab dot net> Daniel Rall <dlr at collab dot net> 2001-04-05 22:21:54 PDT
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