Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/misc/screen
To: Jim Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Quentin Garnier <email@example.com>
Date: 08/05/2005 12:10:47
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On Thu, Aug 04, 2005 at 03:26:50PM -0400, Jim Wise wrote:
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> On Mon, 1 Aug 2005, Quentin Garnier wrote:
> >Module Name: pkgsrc
> >Committed By: cube
> >Date: Mon Aug 1 11:36:29 UTC 2005
> >Modified Files:
> > pkgsrc/misc/screen: Makefile
> >Log Message:
> >Add "shells" to CATEGORIES, ride on previous revision bump.
> Are this and the previous change really correct? There are users who=20
> set emacs as their default login shell too, but it's not clear that we=20
> should be treating every program a user might do so with as a shell...
screen has explicit knowledge to be used has a login shell, and it is
explicitely documented as such. I'm talking about the out-of-the-box
screen, not something the user patched or modified in some way.
As it is a documented feature of screen, I see no reason not to
register it as such.
Quentin Garnier - firstname.lastname@example.org - cube@NetBSD.org
"When I find the controls, I'll go where I like, I'll know where I want
to be, but maybe for now I'll stay right here on a silent sea."
KT Tunstall, Silent Sea, Eye to the Telescope, 2004.
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