On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 11:38:30AM +0100, Chris Rees wrote: > 2009/5/13 Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questi...@mailing.thruhere.net>: > > On Wednesday 13 May 2009 11:34:43 Michael Powell wrote: > > > >> Kind of like how those coming over from a > >> Linux environment all seem to want to change root's shell to bash, it > >> serves no purpose except foot-shooting. > > > > - csh cannot redirect stderr seperately from stdout > > - on pipes the exit status from the first command is the exit status of the > > total command > > - will not expand matches without a user provided part, for *every* > > component > > of a path > > > > There's plenty of reasons not to use csh and if you know what you're doing, > > BSD lets you. And no, I don't want to type exec zsh when I'm finally logged > > into the box that has a load of 100+. > > I think the problem with that is he meant changing the root shell to > /usr/local/bin/bash. You're better off using /bin/sh if you want a > Bourne-type shell, or using toor with /usr/local/bin/bash.
I've never understood the resistance to just use toor instead of root if one wants a nonstandard administrative shell. -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] Quoth Anonymous: "It is easier to measure something than to understand what you have measured."
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