JBoss ON apply-updates.sh fails if Bourne Shell (sh) or DASH (dash) is used instead of Bourne Again Shell (bash)

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  • apply-updates.sh fails to run on a system that uses /bin/sh or /bin/dash instead of /bin/bash

    296: ./apply-updates.sh: Bad substitution


  • Red Hat JBoss Operations Network (JBoss ON) 3.3 Update 11 and earlier
  • Linux
  • Unix
  • /bin/sh is not /bin/bash or /usr/bin/bash
  • Executing apply-updates.sh

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