20081106 - Script to spawn php5-cgi enabling Nginx to serve PHP code/pages

Mark Alan varia at e-healthexpert.org
Thu Nov 6 17:14:49 MSK 2008

Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:
> Note that /bin/sh in all Linux'es is symlinked to bash

Not always. In Ubuntu (and all our servers work over Ubuntu) it is a 
link to some form of ash:
ls -lia /bin/sh # shows: /bin/sh -> /bin/dash

> while /bin/ash is what you really want to use here. It's stripped down to include only 
> 'sh' support layer.

I agree.

> It's also a good practice when she-banging sh-scripts to add a dash 
> after handler so no one can pass any arguments to your script:
> #!/bin/ash -

That is nice.



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