The ENV variable

Jonathan Chen jonc at
Mon Jul 10 03:28:42 UTC 2006

On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 01:43:40AM +0000, gs_stoller at wrote:
> 	The shell variable  ENV  is supposed to name a script to be
> invoked whenever the Korn shell starts up an interactive shell.  While
> this is the case for just about all users, on my system it is not the
> case for users with the user-id of  root .  Is this how  UNIX  is
> supposed to work?

By default, root uses csh. Have you modified your root to use ksh?
Jonathan Chen <jonc at>
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