Subject: Re: Usability and the default shell
To: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
From: Zafer Aydogan <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/09/2007 12:57:55
I'm getting following error, after logging in, when using ksh, as the
ksh: /etc/shrc: syntax error: `(' unexpected
Workaround is to comment out the first line in /etc/shrc.
Btw, this doesn't happen, when using ksh, as a user shell.
2006/10/6, Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>:
> In article <20061006165404.GH2083@apb-laptoy.apb.alt.za>,
> Alan Barrett <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >On Fri, 06 Oct 2006, Pavel Cahyna wrote:
> >> > a) /bin/sh's built-in default is no line editing at all.
> >> > b) There is no default /etc/skel/.shrc.
> >> http://cvsweb.netbsd.org/bsdweb.cgi/src/etc/skel/dot.shrc
> >Oh, I missed that. Thanks.
> >What do people think about adding "set -o tabcomplete" to /etc/shrc?
> >Changing tabcomplete to treat the first word specially (look for
> >commands instead of files)?
> >Implementing braceexpand? (Which should definitely be off in sh's
> >built-in defaults, because it breaks script compatibility.)
> >If all that was done, I could stop using bash.
> I am fine with all that.