On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 10:03:58PM -0700, per...@pluto.rain.com wrote: > Chris Rees <googlemail.com!utis...@agora.rdrop.com> wrote: > > 2009/5/14 Chad Perrin <per...@apotheon.com>: > > > On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 11:38:30AM +0100, Chris Rees wrote: > > >> 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. > > > > People don't seem to understand that toor and root are equivalent. > > Well, not entirely. "su" uses root's shell, not toor's, AFAIK.
Actually, `su` uses whatever you tell it to: su toor . . . though the default is root, you don't have to use the default. -- Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ] Perrin's Principle of Inclusion: The strength of any system is directly proportional to the power of the tools it provides for the general public.
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