Bug 97948 - indicate bash shell in installation documentation
Summary: indicate bash shell in installation documentation
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Web Application Framework
Classification: Retired
Component: documentation
Version: 5.2
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Wade
QA Contact: Jon Orris
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-06-24 14:16 UTC by Crag Wolfe
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:55 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-07 03:07:49 UTC

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Description Crag Wolfe 2003-06-24 14:16:58 UTC
The Environment Configuration under installation documentation should probably
mention to the user that they should be using the bash shell (ie, the scripts
will fail using tcsh).

Comment 1 Karsten Wade 2003-07-04 09:15:22 UTC
Is this only for RPM installation?  Or do other installation methods require bash?

Do we know what exactly requires bash?  Is that requirement a bug?

If the issue is just with the RPM installation, this is the location I believe
should have the NOTE:


If the issue is larger, and the target system needs to be using bash regardless
of OS, then I would post the NOTE on/around this location:



Comment 2 Karsten Wade 2003-11-07 03:07:49 UTC
The existence of /bin/sh and the usage of a Bourne shell compatible
continues to be a requirement of UNIX based installations.

This has been included in the Rickshaw WAF Install Guide as an
appropriate admonition.

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