How to move vi to /bin

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri May 15 04:06:26 UTC 2009

On Thu, 14 May 2009 20:13:02 +0200, Mel Flynn <mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at> wrote:
> sh is worse then csh.

But sufficient for administration tasks in maintenance mode.
It's not that you spend hours of dialog sessions in SUM.
Remember: It's a worst case scenario. If everything fails,
the /bin/sh still works, and it helps you get things working

It's not that I would like to use sh as a dialog shell, there
are definitely better ones. But it's the system's standard
scripting shell, and sufficient for recovering a defective

> And I said if you know what you're doing. My root shell 
> is less prone to break then the standard csh shell, because I compile it 
> statically (and also on the / partition).

That's a completely valid solution - better than just chsh
and then trouble. :-)

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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