Author r.david.murray
Recipients asvetlov, chris.jerdonek, ezio.melotti, gregory.p.smith, neologix, pitrou, r.david.murray, tim.golden
Date 2012-11-02.21:28:35
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The "system default shell" (which should always be a /bin/sh workalike, I think) should always be the default.  Any other shell should be something that has to be specified explicitly.  At least, that's the way most posix programs work, I think.  As Chris said, different shells can use different syntax, so if you want to write portable code you want to be able to expect /bin/sh by default.

So at a minimum we want a function for the system default shell.  Anything else is a bonus :)
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