switchsh - bind-mount bash as /bin/sh

Property Value
Distribution Debian 7 (Wheezy)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name switchsh
Package version 0~20070801
Package release 3
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 64 B
Download size 5.50 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Small program to bind-mount bash as /bin/sh for its child processes.
It can be used when bash is not the default shell interpreter but a given
program makes use of bashisms (features not required by Policy for sh) and one
wants to run it without changing (or can not change) the default sh.


Package Version Architecture Repository
switchsh_0~20070801-3_amd64.deb 0~20070801 amd64 Debian Main
switchsh - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7-1


Type URL
Binary Package switchsh_0~20070801-3_i386.deb
Source Package switchsh

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install switchsh deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install switchsh



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