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From Peter Donald <dona...@apache.org>
Subject Re: sh versus bash
Date Mon, 29 Jan 2001 06:53:21 GMT
At 04:30  26/1/01 -0800, Sean Kelly wrote:
>Any particular reason why build.sh
>uses /bin/sh while bootstrap.sh uses
>/bin/bash?  Makes building on anything
>but Linux mildly annoying ...

Some systems apparently link /bin/sh to tcsh ;( (Or so was said a few days
ago on this list) and we were using basyh specific features. However these
features will be removed in a few days (as soon as I get some time) as we
are going to roll back recent changes to the build process.

Cheers,

Pete

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