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Re: Likely Bash bug

From: Dale R. Worley
Subject: Re: Likely Bash bug
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 21:23:40 -0400

Jay via Bug reports for the GNU Bourne Again SHell <bug-bash@gnu.org>
> I have no idea what the "ash" the bug report refers to
> is (there is an ancient shell of that name, but I cannot imagine any
> distribution including that, instead of one of its bug fixed and updated
> successors, like say, dash)

Well, I read years ago of a lightweight shall named "ash" that was
popular within initrd's.  And the report speaks of "the 'init' script in
initrd.gz".  So perhaps that initrd uses some version of ash.

Don't know if that's any help,


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