How to move vi to /bin

Chris Rees utisoft at
Thu May 14 10:38:52 UTC 2009

2009/5/13 Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at>:
> On Wednesday 13 May 2009 11:34:43 Michael Powell wrote:
>> Kind of like how those coming over from a
>> Linux environment all seem to want to change root's shell to bash, it
>> serves no purpose except foot-shooting.
> - csh cannot redirect stderr seperately from stdout
> - on pipes the exit status from the first command is the exit status of the
> total command
> - will not expand matches without a user provided part, for *every* component
> of a path
> There's plenty of reasons not to use csh and if you know what you're doing,
> BSD lets you. And no, I don't want to type exec zsh when I'm finally logged
> into the box that has a load of 100+.

I think the problem with that is he meant changing the root shell to
/usr/local/bin/bash. You're better off using /bin/sh if you want a
Bourne-type shell, or using toor with /usr/local/bin/bash.


A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
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