Subject: Re: Changing root's shell to /bin/sh
To: Soren S. Jorvang <>
From: Scott Reynolds <scott.reynolds@Plexus.COM>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 03/19/1999 17:54:32
On Wed, 17 Mar 1999, Soren S. Jorvang wrote:

> My point with just integrating tcsh and bash was mainly that together
> with {sh,csh,ksh} they would provide a 'good enough' selection of 'system
> shells' that other shells would be satisfied as good citizens in /usr/pkg/bin

This is useless bloat to just about everybody on a 1-user machine.  I also
believe it's contrary to the goals of the project; it essentially starts us
down the path of being a kitchen sink for everybody's pet
{shell,editor,interpreter/compiler,file browser,etc.}.  ``That's what pkgsrc
is for.''


PS - you forgot zsh.