Dash as default shell

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Thu Oct 2 17:24:17 UTC 2014

Am 02.10.2014 um 19:08 schrieb Bruno Wolff III:
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2014 at 13:05:27 -0400,
>  Matthew Miller <mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>> For the case of arbitrary variables (like USER_AGENT), the problem is
>> closed, because now only variables prefixed BASH_FUNC_ and with a suffix of
>> () in our current patch or %% upstream are scanned for function definitions.
> Thanks for the update. I had read something about that change, 
> but didn't know it was done upstream and in Fedora

also don't forget that currently a lot of people look into
bash in security context because of the things happened
short ago and it's wide use

besides that the known issues are fixed it could go easily
in the wrong direction switch to something different which
may also have it's own issues nobody cared until now and
has less focus in security context than bash now has

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