[pkg-wml] Bug#581460: wml: bashism in debian/rules

Raphael Geissert atomo64 at gmail.com
Thu May 13 03:43:54 UTC 2010

Source: wml
Version: 2.0.11ds2-1
Severity: important
User: debian-release at lists.debian.org
Usertags: goal-dash

Hello maintainer,

While performing an archive wide checkbashisms (from the 'devscripts'
package) check I've found your package's debian/rules making use of a

checkbashisms' output:
> possible bashism in rules line 57 (brace expansion):
> 	rm -rvf $(DEBIAN_DIR)/wml_{aux,common}/htmlclean

Not using bash (or a Debian Policy compliant shell interpreter that
doesn't provide such an extra feature) as /bin/sh is likely to lead to
errors or unexpected behaviours. Please be aware that dash is now the
default /bin/sh.

Hints about how to fix bashisms can be found at:

If you still don't know how to fix the bashisms don't hesitate to reply
to this email, or tag the bug as 'help'.

Thank you,
Raphael Geissert

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