Re: Login Shell/Profile: Stop the Madness
From: Wayne Topa (brittman_at_capital.net)
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 09:22:26 -0400 To: firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Graham(email@example.com) is reported to have said:
> Michael wrote:
> > >
> > > Now do you have the display manager source every possible file that
> > > should be sourced for each possible shell? Only source the files
> > > that should be sourced for the shell that the login manager
> > > uses? Or do you setup a system where by the users shell is
> > > determined and the appropriate files sourced?
> > Ok, I'll play along just for a moment -- let's assume that what you're
> > saying is true. Then we are faced with two choices:
> > A) Choose bash and screw sh, csh, tcsh, or whatever-sh users
> > B) Do nothing and continue to screw everybody
> > If we had a vote I think I would put my paycheck on A. If someone is
> > running something other than the default shell they shouldn't have a
> > problem hacking their own profile. But they don't need to ...
> Of course you can do that it's just that at the moment most the scripts
> are sh not bash but it could be done.
% which sh
% ls -l /bin/sh
/bin/sh -> bash
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