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14.1 > System > dash (0.5.8)

DASH is a POSIX-compliant implementation of /bin/sh that aims to be as
small as possible. It does this without sacrificing speed where possible.
In fact, it is significantly faster than bash (the GNU Bourne-Again SHell)
for most tasks.

To patch in fixes from current git, add 'USE_GIT_PATCH=yes' to the command
line when building, like this:

# USE_GIT_PATCH=yes sh dash.Slackbuild

or, if you use fakeroot to build:

$ fakeroot env USE_GIT_PATCH=yes sh dash.SlackBuild

Maintained by: John Vogel
Keywords: sh,dash,shell,POSIX,posix


Source Downloads:
dash-0.5.8.tar.gz (5c152209680dab3c319e8923f6c51378)

Download SlackBuild:
dash.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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