Subject: Re: New NetBSD Guide chapter: Obtaining the sources
To: Rui Paulo <>
From: Pavel Cahyna <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/07/2005 18:46:35
On Sun, Aug 07, 2005 at 01:49:47PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 02:41:25PM +0100, Rui Paulo wrote:
> > 
> > Earlier in the guide, it explains users a little bit of sh/csh and csh
> > is the default NetBSD shell.
> Not really. It might be a traditional default, but I suspect that only
> die-hard old-timers still use it [1].
> (sysinst will default to /bin/sh for root's shell these days).

Wouldn't it make sense to 1) default to /bin/ksh instead, 2) do the same
for regular users and 3) default to the emacs line-editing mode in ksh?

That will make the first-time experience with NetBSD much more pleasant.

Bye	Pavel