On Mon, Oct 29, 2007, Stephen Allen wrote: >It's been drawn to my attention not to use bash from the ports >collection, because if one of it's dependencies (gettext or libiconv) >fails or is updated significantly, it could break, and prevent login. >The suggested solution was to use a base shell (such as sh) and append >'bash -l' to .shrc to automatically enter bash. > >The quite annoying side-effect is having to type 'exit' twice to get out >of a su shell or screen.
Try using ``exec'' to start these which will replace your current shell with the one being exec'ed. Bill -- INTERNET: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Bill Campbell; Celestial Software LLC URL: http://www.celestial.com/ PO Box 820; 6641 E. Mercer Way FAX: (206) 232-9186 Mercer Island, WA 98040-0820; (206) 236-1676 Many companies that have made themselves dependent on [the equipment of a certain major manufacturer] (and in doing so have sold their soul to the devil) will collapse under the sheer weight of the unmastered complexity of their data processing systems. -- Edsger W. Dijkstra, SIGPLAN Notices, Volume 17, Number 5 _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"