[CentOS] Bourne shell deprecated?
thepouar at gmail.com
Wed Apr 27 18:15:34 UTC 2016
On 04/27/16 08:49, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
> On 04/26/16 21:13, John R Pierce wrote:
>> On 4/26/2016 6:45 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?
>> there's no Bourne shell in CentOS anyways, /bin/sh is a symlink to
>> last OS I can think of with an actual Bourne shell was Solaris.
> The various *BSD's have & use the actual Bourne shell ....
Which one? All the BSDs I know of use the Almquist Shell except for
OpenBSD which uses a patched version of the Public Domain Korn Shell
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