How to move vi to /bin

perryh at perryh at
Fri May 15 05:13:03 UTC 2009

Chris Rees <!utisoft at> wrote:
> 2009/5/14 Chad Perrin <perrin at>:
> > On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 11:38:30AM +0100, Chris Rees wrote:
> >> 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.
> >
> > I've never understood the resistance to just use toor instead
> > of root if one wants a nonstandard administrative shell.
> People don't seem to understand that toor and root are equivalent.

Well, not entirely.  "su" uses root's shell, not toor's, AFAIK.

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