[Pm-utils] lockfile creation not really atomic in pm-utils

Michael Biebl mbiebl at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 10:21:46 PST 2008

2008/1/11, Till Maas <opensource at till.name>:
> On Wed January 9 2008, Victor Lowther wrote:

> > Speaking of code audits, is there a reason that the scripts are bash
> > specific in places?  I would think that strict POSIX sh compatibility
> > would be the way to go for these scripts -- makes using them in
> > embedded systems and the like easier.

I'd like to second this request.

> Do you have a good resource on how to convert bash features into POSIX
> compatible commands? I guess bash is used, because it makes lot of stuff
> easier. :-)

I know that in Debian we have tools like  checkbashisms, which catches
common bash only features.


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