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Package: dash (0.5.11+git20200708+dd9ef66-5) [essential]

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POSIX-compliant shell

The Debian Almquist Shell (dash) is a POSIX-compliant shell derived from ash.

Since it executes scripts faster than bash, and has fewer library dependencies (making it more robust against software or hardware failures), it is used as the default system shell on Debian systems.

Tags: Implemented in: C, User Interface: Command Shell, Role: Program, Scope: Utility

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 112.7 kB221.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 110.3 kB225.0 kB [list of files]
armel 106.5 kB204.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 105.3 kB172.0 kB [list of files]
i386 117.3 kB224.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 114.0 kB260.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 115.1 kB242.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 119.2 kB293.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 111.1 kB233.0 kB [list of files]