[Buildroot] shell issues when /bin/sh is 'dash' instead of 'bash'

Peter Korsgaard jacmet at uclibc.org
Mon Jan 5 08:53:39 UTC 2009

>>>>> "Nicolas" == Nicolas Pitre <nico at cam.org> writes:


 >> dash(1) on my system says -ot is supported anyway. If not perhaps it can
 >> be expressed in a better way; I think that would be better than this
 >> fix.

 Nicolas> There are other places where brace expansion is used for arguments to 
 Nicolas> patch-kernel.sh, and dash doesn't supports that.  You end up with a 
 Nicolas> kernel missing appropriate patches, etc.

Exactly. The best way forward is imho to always use bash like what
current svn is doing.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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