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Replacing Big Fat Bash with Dash for Scripting

Tags: , Date/Time: March 15, 2009 @ 11:15 pm, by LowEndAdmin

A while a go I looked at Bash replacements for interactive shells. Unfortunately for me, I am just getting too used to having Bash on the command line and can’t get myself used to other shells. However, interactive shell is one thing, and scripting shell is another. If your scripts are compatible with the original […]

Replacing That Big Fat Bash

Tags: , , , Date/Time: February 9, 2009 @ 1:31 am, by LowEndAdmin

It’s actually a tip from Lincoln, who emailed me last month: Another idea is to replace bash (~4M/instance) with pdksh (~1M/instance). It doesn’t sound like much, but if you’re like me and you’re have a half-dozen or more concurrent ssh sessions, plus you’re su’ed on a couple of them, etc… it can be a significant […]