Subject: Re: Usability and the default shell
To: Alan Barrett <email@example.com>
From: Pavel Cahyna <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/06/2006 18:10:43
On Fri, Oct 06, 2006 at 06:03:09PM +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> On Fri, 06 Oct 2006, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> > > I propose that we bring the behavior of /bin/sh a little closer to what
> > > users will expect from bash or tcsh installations on other systems, by
> > > enabling emacs-style command line editing by default.
> > This idea is so good that it has been already done some time ago :-)
> Depending on what you mean by default:
> a) /bin/sh's built-in default is no line editing at all.
> b) There is no default /etc/skel/.shrc.