bash vs dash

Reinhard Tartler siretart at
Mon Aug 4 17:44:52 BST 2008

Jiafu Gao <jiafu_gao at> writes:

> I really like the lightweightness of dash on PS3. However, I missed these
> features in bash (in order of importance):
>   1) command line editing
>   2) tab completion
>   3) command history
>   4) customized prompt

how about installing both, and use dash for non-interactive purposes and
bash for interactive sessions? at least that's the default in ubuntu.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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