Subject: Re: install/17676: New step to change root shell
To: David Laight <>
From: Julio Merino <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/22/2002 17:27:49
On Mon, 22 Jul 2002 16:08:37 +0100
"David Laight" <> wrote:

> Surely it would be better to offer the list of valid shells?
> Since they need to be on the install media and in /bin there
> is only a choice of sh, csh and ksh.

I think that the right way should be read /etc/shells and show them in
a menu for the user to select. This way we avoid hardcoding shell
options inside sysinst.

> I guess most users won't expect csh!

Well, it has been the default for root for ages, and for other bsd's

HispaBSD admin -
Julio Merino <>