10.0 set prompt for new users has problems

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Thu Apr 24 15:18:38 UTC 2014

10.0 host and using pw command to adduser.
pw adduser test -c Test-user -m -g wheel -w yes

original /etc/csh.cshrc and /usr/share/skel/dot.cshrc files

When I log into user test the prompt is a single dollar sign.

Issuing the ll command i see .cshrc*
Why does this file end with an *?

I can edit the as .cshrc* or .cshrc and replace the existing  set prompt 
statement with set prompt = "# %/ >"  then save the file, exit and login 
again. The prompt is still a dollar sign.

If I issue set prompt = "# %/ >" command from the test user command line
the prompt still doe's not change.

I can edit the /usr/share/skel/dot.cshrc replacing the existing set 
prompt with the new one, deluser test, adduser test, and still get 
dollar sign for the prompt even though I see the wanted prompt statement 
in user test home directory .cshrc* file.

Another problem is the alias commands la and lf don't work but the ll 
alias does work.

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