Dash as default shell

Ralf Corsepius rc040203 at freenet.de
Thu Oct 2 06:47:32 UTC 2014

On 10/02/2014 08:33 AM, Lennart Poettering wrote:

> If you change /bin/sh to dash, then you'll have to map two shell
> binaries into memory (since the login shell is going to stay on bash),
> hence the resource usage grows.

The login shell is a per-user configurable setting, thus the memory 
resulting memory footprint can be arbitrary.

More information about the devel mailing list