dash - POSIX-compliant Implementation of /bin/sh

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.1
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename dash-0.5.8-lp151.2.3.x86_64.rpm
Package name dash
Package version 0.5.8
Package release lp151.2.3
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category System/Shells
Homepage http://gondor.apana.org.au/~herbert/dash/
License BSD-3-Clause
Maintainer -
Download size 88.88 KB
Installed size 159.94 KB
DASH is a POSIX-compliant implementation of /bin/sh that aims to be as small as
possible without sacrificing speed where possible.


Package Version Architecture Repository
dash - - -


Name Value
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.14)(64bit) -
libedit.so.0()(64bit) -


Name Value
dash = 0.5.8-lp151.2.3
dash(x86-64) = 0.5.8-lp151.2.3


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package dash-0.5.8-lp151.2.3.x86_64.rpm
Source Package dash-0.5.8-lp151.2.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install dash rpm package:

# zypper install dash




2015-04-09 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Use fnmatch and glob from glibc
- Use url for source
2014-10-10 - gber@opensuse.org
- update to version 0.5.8
- Small optimisation of command -pv change
- Set command -p path to /usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin
- Change "characters" for printf precision to "bytes"
- Clarify "trap '' signals" syntax in manual page
- Clarify that 0 and EXIT are both acceptable for exit traps
- command: allow combining -p with -v
- getjob: Fix off-by-one error for multiple of four job numbers
- Propagate EXP_QPAT in subevalvar
- Initialise OPTIND after importing environment
- Fixed argument parsing crash in test
- Add newline when tracing in poplocalvars
- Markup fixes in manual for mandoc 1.12.1
- Use PRIdMAX instead of %j in printf
- Fix typo for wait in manual
- Add support for ulimit -r
- Avoid overflow for very long variable name
- Sanitise environment variable names on entry
- Allow building without LINEO support
- Add top-level autogen.sh
- Avoid imaxdiv when only one of the results is wanted
- Fix klibc DEBUG compilation
- Merge SKIPFUNC/SKIPFILE and only clear SKIPFUNC when leaving
2013-09-27 - gber@opensuse.org
- install into %{_bindir} and add a compatibility symlink to /bin
- reenable commandline editor
2011-10-06 - gber@opensuse.org
- remove libeditline dependency again as libeditline lives in /usr
2011-10-06 - gber@opensuse.org
- update to version 0.5.7
- optimize dash -c "command" to avoid a fork
- improve LINENO support
- dotcmd should exit with zero when doing nothing
- replace GPL noclobberopen code with the FreeBSD version
- do not split the result of tilde expansion
- use exit status 127 when the script to run does not exist
- document optional open parenthesis for case patterns
- use faccessat if available
- added dash-0.5.7-do-not-close-stderr.patch in order to prevent
stderr from being closed when /dev/tty fails to open (backported
from upstream git)
- added
which removes a backslash before } in double-quotes in variable
as it prevents the closing brace from terminating the
substitution (from FreeBSD/Debian)
2011-09-18 - jengelh@medozas.de
- Remove redundant tags/sections from specfile
(cf. packaging guidelines)
2010-07-19 - guido+opensuse.org@berhoerster.name
- update to version
- bugfixes
2010-02-19 - guido+opensuse.org@berhoerster.name
- cleaned up specfile
2010-02-13 - guido+opensuse.org@berhoerster.name
- do not provide ash
2010-02-13 - guido+opensuse.org@berhoerster.name
- initial packaging of dash

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