[Aboriginal] Replacing bash with mksh

Prasanna Balan prazzb at gmail.com
Tue Jun 4 10:16:57 PDT 2013

On 04/06/13, Rob Landley wrote:
> On 05/31/2013 03:00:09 AM, Niklas Larsson wrote:
> > Another nice thing with mksh is that it's the default shell in Android
> > since Ice cream sandwich.
Have been reading about it... I am thinking of replacing my user shell
from bash to mksh..need some more time to read up on it

> It might be nice to try to build linux from scratch with it and see  
> what breaks. I've restarted my 7.3 conversion pass last weekend and I'm  
> going to try to switch on the compiler and libc builds this time, but  
> I'm doing it under bash first.

For the point... bash 4.2 broke on x86-64 when I tried about a month
ago due to some bison issue and kbd broke due to some flex issue...
everything else did build fine... as for the aboriginal patches,
uClibc needed include/sys/mount changes via two patches... the ones
they did to be "up-to-date" with glibc and obviously the chmod -f from
> Rob



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