[Resolvconf-devel] Bug#519364: resolvconf requires bash

Stefan Monnier monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu Mar 12 01:53:03 UTC 2009

Package: resolvconf
Version: 1.43
Severity: important

/sbin/resolvconf requires bash.  2 problems with that:
1 - the resolvconf package can be installed without installing bash
2 - that makes it unusable on a system where you use dash rather than bash

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.28-1-686-bigmem (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=fr_CH.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=fr_CH.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

Versions of packages resolvconf depends on:
ii  coreutils                     6.10-6     The GNU core utilities
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]         1.5.25     Debian configuration management sy
ii  lsb-base                      3.2-20     Linux Standard Base 3.2 init scrip

resolvconf recommends no packages.

resolvconf suggests no packages.

-- debconf information:
  resolvconf/link-tail-to-original: false
  resolvconf/linkify-resolvconf: true
  resolvconf/disable-bad-hooks: true

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