Package description for 'bash'

 Bash is a Unix command interpreter (shell).  It is an implementation of
 the Posix 1003.2 shell standard, and resembles the Korn and System V
 Bash contains a number of enhancements over those shells, both
 for interactive use and shell programming.  Features geared
 toward interactive use include command line editing, command
 history, job control, aliases, and prompt expansion.  Programming
 features include additional variable expansions, shell
 arithmetic, and a number of variables and options to control
 shell behavior.

Various other information for package 'bash'   (Repository 'base')


Author: The GNU Project <>
Maintainer: Clifford Wolf <>

License: GPL
Status: Stable

Version: 2.05b
Download: bash-2.05b.tar.gz
Download: bash-doc-2.05b.tar.gz

Version: 3.2
Download: bash-3.2.tar.gz
Download: bash-doc-3.2.tar.gz

Buildtime: 8482 (3) seconds (on reference hardware)
Buildtime: 9594 (9) seconds (on reference hardware)
Package Size: 1.04 MB, 14 files

Dependencies: 00-dirtree binutils bzip2 coreutils cvm diffutils findutils gawk
Dependencies: gcc42 gcc42:dev glibc26 glibc26:dev grep linux26-headers:dev ltrace
Dependencies: make mktemp ncurses ncurses:dev net-tools patch sed sysfiles tar
Dependencies: texinfo twoftpd ucspi-unix util-linux xmame

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