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Re: Bash-5.0 Official patch 7

From: Vladimir Marek
Subject: Re: Bash-5.0 Official patch 7
Date: Fri, 26 Apr 2019 15:30:09 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/ (2013-10-16)


> > Bash is one of the components we follow closely, so I'll be filing
> > internal bugs to update to latest patch level tomorrow. The Makefile
> > lists requirements
> > 
> > REQUIRED_PACKAGES += library/ncurses
> > REQUIRED_PACKAGES += shell/ksh93
> > REQUIRED_PACKAGES += terminal/screen
> > 
> > screen is needed for testing only (as the tests can be executed remotely
> > without having real terminal available). 
> Why do you require ksh93? Is there an included shell script that requires
> it?

That's funny, isn't it? :) I had to investigate and this is no longer
needed. Our infrastructure in the past used ksh and when we changed the
infrastructure we pushed the ksh dependency to all packages. It can be

Sorry about that :)

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