csh is root's shell?

David Wolfskill david at catwhisker.org
Tue Oct 5 17:19:29 PDT 2004


>Date: Tue, 05 Oct 2004 17:16:03 -0700
>From: "Jason C. Wells" <jcw at highperformance.net>
>To: freebsd-current at freebsd.org
>Subject: csh is root's shell?
>Sender: owner-freebsd-current at freebsd.org

>Is csh really supposed to be root's shell by default?  I suddenly wonder if 
>it has been that way for the past eight years and I only now noticed.  I 
>can feel my mind slipping...

Well, per
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/etc/master.passwd?rev=1.1&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup
it looks as if /bin/csh was root's shell as of Revision 1.1, Sun Jun 20
13:41:37 1993 UTC (11 years, 3 months ago) by rgrimes.

No, I didn't check to see if it had changed back & forth in the interim.

Peace,
david
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