frank at shute.org.uk
Sun Mar 1 08:16:57 PST 2009
On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 03:50:29PM +0100, Sniper wrote:
> I heard that changing root shell to bash is not good idea, also programing
> in any C shell not applicable. So which shell is the most appropriate for
> root user ?
I changed my root shell to pdksh with no ill-effects. I just copied it
from /usr/local/bin to /bin and added it to /etc/shells. Then vipw.
pdksh is statically linked and I don't know if bash is. If it's not
you wont be able to use it in single user mode but you can always use
Another option is to use the toor account rather than messing around
I think programming with csh is deprecated nowadays - a shell guru
could tell you if that's true.
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