ports/104040: shells/bash lacks support for rbash

Jeremy Chadwick freebsd at jdc.parodius.com
Fri Oct 6 05:10:15 UTC 2006

>Number:         104040
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       shells/bash lacks support for rbash
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Oct 06 05:10:13 GMT 2006
>Originator:     Jeremy Chadwick
>Release:        FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE i386
Parodius Networking
System: FreeBSD icarus.home.lan 6.2-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.2-PRERELEASE #0: Mon Oct 2 10:20:50 PDT 2006 root at icarus.home.lan:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/ICARUS i386
	While working on setting up a restricted shell on one of my home
	machines, I found that the bash port doesn't have any framework
	to create PREFIX/bin/rbash.  Since one cannot set a users' shell
	in passwd to "/usr/local/bin/bash -r", this does pose a problem.

	Solution is obvious: just ln -s or ln bash to rbash.  But it
	would be great if the port could do this, as well as update
	/etc/shells to reflect support for rbash.
	I'd propose adding something called WITH_RBASH which would make a
	hardlink for rbash, and of course track it in the package list
	so it gets removed on pkg_delete.  Same goes for updating /etc/shells
	when the port with rbash support is added and removed.

	Either that or one could just make the port do this by default and
	go with WITHOUT_RBASH, but I think *most* people won't use this
	feature, so I'm voting for WITH_RBASH.  :-)


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