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Package: dash (0.5.7-4) [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
alpha (unofficial port) 102.9 kB240.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 104.9 kB222.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 (unofficial port) 97.3 kB214.0 kB [list of files]
armel 99.3 kB209.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 98.2 kB181.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 101.1 kB214.0 kB [list of files]
hurd-i386 102.9 kB217.0 kB [list of files]
i386 102.8 kB178.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-amd64 102.9 kB179.0 kB [list of files]
kfreebsd-i386 100.1 kB170.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 97.9 kB213.0 kB [list of files]
mips 100.0 kB230.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 100.7 kB230.0 kB [list of files]
powerpc 99.5 kB229.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 99.2 kB186.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 100.9 kB256.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 108.0 kB254.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 108.5 kB222.0 kB [list of files]
sparc 98.4 kB222.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 99.8 kB233.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 105.3 kB213.0 kB [list of files]