[CentOS] Bourne shell deprecated?
gordon.messmer at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 16:24:38 UTC 2016
On 04/27/2016 05:20 AM, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> While older versions of the Bourne Shell are not POSIX compliant, recent
> versions only miss the feature "arithmetic expansion" and are otherwise
> probably closer to POSIX than bash or dash. Note that "dash" does not support
> multi-byte characters and thus cannot be certified for a full UNIX system but
> only for embedded UNIX systems.
That's good to know. But, since there seem to be several forks of
Bourne shell, currently, is there a reference for the differences
> As far as I can see, this was related to "mailx" and not to the shell.
I looked for substantiation of the original claim that the bourne shell
had security problems. Apparently I should have looked closer. Thanks
for catching that.
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