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Date:      Tue, 03 Jul 2007 19:34:20 -0700
From:      perryh@pluto.rain.com
To:        freebsd@celestial.com
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: The worst error message in history belongs to... BIND9!
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> >> This is actually just the difference between sh and bash ...
> >
> >differences in, say, arithmetic handling and loops can sometimes
> >mean rewriting parts of shell scripts depending on whether it is
> >going to run in BSD or Linux.
>
> That's a major argument for doing things in python or perl as
> they are consistent across all platforms ...

If one is going to require the installation of something that may
not be part of a base system, that something might as well be bash :)



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