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RE: How does bash-provides work?

From: Wichmann, Mats D <mats.d.wichmann@intel.com>
Date: Thu 19 Jul 2007 - 21:50:38 CEST
Message-ID: <3F62CBEE02D6404E98C65934617EB5820290D990@fmsmsx414.amr.corp.intel.com>
rpm-users-owner@rpm5.org wrote:
> On Jul 19, 2007, at 3:13 PM, Wichmann, Mats D wrote:
> 
>> 
>> all fine, but I really wouldn't consider it standard;
>> on hearing about this the other day I quickly checked
>> Mandriva and Opensuse, and neither one of them have it.
> 
> The wrong metric imho. There is no way to find what a shell script
> needs in order to execute. That is a far bigger need than whatever
> RPM has done to bash. 
> 
> executabledeps.sh would be re-written in a flash if there was some way
> to find the information not only for bash (and presumably all sheel
> varinats), but also for other shells.

I'm arguing with this claim:

"> At least the bash-requires.patch (which is applied to bash) seems  
> to be semi-official

Not with the presence of executabledeps.sh.
Received on Thu Jul 19 21:55:58 2007
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