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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-bash" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="bash.html"?>
10
11  <title>Bash-&bash-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash">
14    <primary sortas="a-Bash">Bash</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Bash package contains the Bourne-Again SHell.</para>
21
22  </sect2>
23
24  <sect2 role="installation">
25    <title>Installation of Bash</title>
26
27    <para os="p1">The following patch contains updates from the maintainer. The
28    maintainer of Bash only releases these patches to fix serious issues:</para>
29
30<screen os="p2"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&bash-branch_update-patch;</userinput></screen>
31
32    <para os="a">Prepare Bash for compilation:</para>
33
34<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure \
35    --prefix=/usr \
36    --bindir=/bin \
37    --without-bash-malloc \
38    --with-installed-readline \
39    --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bash-&bash-version;</userinput></screen>
40
41    <variablelist os="c">
42      <title>The meaning of the new configure option:</title>
43
44      <varlistentry>
45        <term><parameter>--with-installed-readline</parameter></term>
46        <listitem>
47          <para>This option tells Bash to use the
48          <filename class="libraryfile">readline</filename> library that is
49          already installed on the system rather than using its own readline
50          version.</para>
51        </listitem>
52      </varlistentry>
53    </variablelist>
54
55    <para os="d">Compile the package:</para>
56
57<screen os="e"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
58
59    <para os="f">To test the results, issue:</para>
60
61<screen os="f2"><userinput remap="test">make tests</userinput></screen>
62
63    <para os="g">Install the package:</para>
64
65<screen os="h"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
66
67    <para os="i">Run the newly compiled <command>bash</command> program (replacing
68    the one that is currently being executed):</para>
69
70<screen os="j" role="nodump"><userinput>exec /bin/bash --login +h</userinput></screen>
71
72    <note os="k">
73      <para>The parameters used make the <command>bash</command>
74      process an interactive login shell and continue to disable hashing so
75      that new programs are found as they become available.</para>
76    </note>
77
78  </sect2>
79
80  <sect2 id="contents-bash" role="content">
81    <title>Contents of Bash</title>
82
83    <segmentedlist>
84      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
85      <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
86
87      <seglistitem>
88        <seg>bash, bashbug, sh (link to bash)</seg>
89        <seg>/usr/share/doc/bash-&bash-version;</seg>
90      </seglistitem>
91    </segmentedlist>
92
93    <variablelist>
94      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
95      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
96      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
97
98      <varlistentry id="bash">
99        <term><command>bash</command></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>A widely-used command interpreter; it performs many types of
102          expansions and substitutions on a given command line before executing
103          it, thus making this interpreter a powerful tool</para>
104          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash bash">
105            <primary sortas="b-bash">bash</primary>
106          </indexterm>
107        </listitem>
108      </varlistentry>
109
110      <varlistentry id="bashbug">
111        <term><command>bashbug</command></term>
112        <listitem>
113          <para>A shell script to help the user compose and mail standard
114          formatted bug reports concerning <command>bash</command></para>
115          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash bashbug">
116            <primary sortas="b-bashbug">bashbug</primary>
117          </indexterm>
118        </listitem>
119      </varlistentry>
120
121      <varlistentry id="sh">
122        <term><command>sh</command></term>
123        <listitem>
124          <para>A symlink to the <command>bash</command> program; when invoked
125          as <command>sh</command>, <command>bash</command> tries to mimic the
126          startup behavior of historical versions of <command>sh</command> as
127          closely as possible, while conforming to the POSIX standard as
128          well</para>
129          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bash sh">
130            <primary sortas="b-sh">sh</primary>
131          </indexterm>
132        </listitem>
133      </varlistentry>
134
135    </variablelist>
136
137  </sect2>
138
139</sect1>
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