Subject: Re: New NetBSD Guide chapter: Obtaining the sources
To: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Rui Paulo <rpaulo@NetBSD.org>
Date: 08/07/2005 18:11:32
On 2005.08.07 18:46:35 +0000, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
| 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 .
| > (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.
Yeah, I agree. 3) is already done, I think.
-- Rui Paulo