Default Debian Shell - dash to bash - change successful (Mar 2014)
This change was successfully implemented on March 26th, 2014.
The default shell for all ECE-managed Debian Linux workstations and servers was changed from dash to bash.
Please see the following articles for additional context
As a reminder, good scripting practice includes an explicit declaration of the shell required. Non-standard scripting calling /bin/sh may result in undesirable behaviour.