Dash as default shell
fweimer at redhat.com
Thu Oct 2 14:46:24 UTC 2014
On 10/02/2014 03:07 PM, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Richard W.M. Jones <rjones at redhat.com> said:
>> Changing the default /bin/sh is going to break the world.
> 
Just look for brace expansion in spec files. It's use is *extremely*
common. And many of the failures are silent, e.g. arguments to “rm -f”.
We could patch rpmbuild to run them using bash instead, but this example
makes it very doubtful to me that Ubuntu and Debian have already done
all the hard work for us.
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security
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