xfce-cpufreq plugin and upgrades

Janne Jokitalo astraljava at kapsi.fi
Tue Oct 23 09:42:01 UTC 2012

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 10:58:24AM +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> That reminds me of the "sh" issue. By default it links to dash:
> [spinymouse at archlinux ~]$ ls /run/media/spinymouse/qrc/bin/sh -l 
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 4 Oct 13 22:24 /run/media/spinymouse/qrc/bin/sh
> -> dash
> This can be reconfigured by "sudo dpkg-reconfigure dash", I didn't do it
> until now. Note that the shebang doesn't solve the issue, I need to
> start the scripts with "bash" instead of "sh" (unimportant for the
> example below, that should run in dash too, not tested).
> However, default nowadays usually is a link to bash, Ubunbtu Studio IMO
> should link to bash to, otherwise "averaged" "modern" scripts can't be
> run using sh.

This is not a Studio issue, and in fact is not an issue at all. Ubuntu has long
ago defaulted to using dash as the system shell, but bash as the login shell.

I doubt this will be changed back, and you can read up on the reasons at [0].

[0]: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DashAsBinSh

Best regards,

Jaska (astraljava on freenode.net)
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