[CentOS] Bourne shell deprecated?
John R Pierce
pierce at hogranch.com
Wed Apr 27 03:25:42 UTC 2016
On 4/26/2016 7:27 PM, Alice Wonder wrote:
> bash is mostly compatible with bourne (can run most bourne scripts)
> which is why /bin/sh is a symlink to /bin/bash on GNU and most other
> *nix systems.
when bash is invoked as /bin/sh, it reverts to more Bourne like
behaviors in some circumstances where the default is not compatible.
Most of the script developers at my $job seem to prefer ksh for serious
scripting, apparently its more consistent.
john r pierce, recycling bits in santa cruz
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