Dash as default shell
balint.szgt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 2 08:32:58 UTC 2014
Don't we consider using zsh?
On Thu, 2014-10-02 at 10:04 +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> On 10/02/2014 09:14 AM, Tomasz Torcz wrote:
> > /bin/sh isn't supposed to "stay in memory". It's for one-off scripts,
> > not for interactive use.
> It will stay in memory around command invocations, and the executable
> code and mapped data will remain in the page cache (hopefully).
> Allegedly, dash has reduced memory requirements, so the net benefit
> might still be positive, but it seems unlikely. For small (cloud)
> images, it might be interesting to get rid of bash altogether, but
> considering how many scripts start with #!/bin/bash instead of
> #!~/bin/sh, it's not likely to work.
> If we are not satisfied with bash, I think we are all better off with
> improving bash.
> Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security
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