Re: Bash – $(( )) vs. $[]

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Wed Dec 5 17:00:26 UTC 2012

2012/12/5 Oliver Grawert <ogra at>:
> hi,
> Am Dienstag, den 04.12.2012, 18:47 +0100 schrieb Johnny Rosenberg:
>> 2012/12/4 Oliver Grawert <ogra at>:
>> Disadvantages, such as?
> size, slowness, the fact that dash as a system shell has most likely all
> depending libs in ram already and the fact that bash uses unportable
> shell dialect enhancements

That doesn't seem to me to be a big problem, since bash seems to be
installed by default in most systems anyway. And if not, it's not that
hard to install it. I'm only writing scripts for my own use anyway (I
am pretty sure nobody else would want them anyway).

> ciao
>         oli
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