[Surfraw-devel] Bug#690615: surfraw: bashism in /bin/sh script

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 02:08:01 UTC 2012

Package: surfraw
Version: 2.2.8-1
Severity: important
User: debian-release at lists.debian.org
Usertags: goal-dash

Hello maintainer,

While performing an archive wide checkbashisms (from the 'devscripts' 
package) check I've found your package containing a /bin/sh script making 
use of a bashism.

checkbashisms' output:
>possible bashism in ./usr/lib/surfraw/yandex line 36 (alternative test 
command ([[ foo ]] should be [ foo ])):
>    [[ -n $search ]] && setopt SURFRAW_yandex_search "${search}text"

Not using bash (or a Debian Policy conformant shell interpreter which 
doesn't provide such an extra feature) as /bin/sh is likely to lead to 
errors or unexpected behaviours.

You can find hints about how to fix bashisms at:

Thank you,
Raphael Geissert

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