Beginner's question about csh/tcsh
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Thu Apr 15 12:13:55 PDT 2004
On Thu, Apr 15, 2004 at 02:42:55PM -0400, Jerry McAllister wrote:
> > > It sounds like you are using an account with /bin/sh as a shell
> > > For example, unless you change it, root uses sh for a shell.
> > >
> > > ////jerry
> > Root uses csh by default.
> Well, I'll be darned. It does now.
Actually, root's shell has been set to csh(1) for as long as there has
been a FreeBSD:
I think I've seen one of the elder gods mention that root's shell was
csh all the way back to 4.2-BSD.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
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