Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: Zdenek Salvet <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/18/1999 09:02:53
> "Soren S. Jorvang" wrote:
> init can just fall back to asking for a shell path or just start /bin/sh
> instead if the real root shell fails.

IMNSHO, init should *ALWAYS* ask for a single-user shell path, root login
shell can hang during .cshrc processing or do other nasty things

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