[CentOS] Bourne shell deprecated?
gordon.messmer at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 02:13:37 UTC 2016
On 04/26/2016 06:45 PM, Jack Bailey wrote:
> Today someone in a meeting claimed the Bourne shell is deprecated, one
> of the reasons being it supposedly has security issues. Well that's
> all news to me, and I cannot find anything online to corroborate the
> claim. Is this true, is it a bash vs. Bourne FUD, or something else?
The Bourne shell is not POSIX conforming. It's not widely available.
It was included in Solaris until 11, when it was replaced with a POSIX
It was affected by a security issue in 2014:
I think it's hard to argue that it's not deprecated.
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