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Date:      Sun, 4 Jan 2009 18:55:16 -0500
From:      "matt donovan" <kitchetech@gmail.com>
To:        "David Christensen" <dpchrist@holgerdanske.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-i386 will changing root shell break anything?
Message-ID:  <28283d910901041555oa9115c1vc8c5a45454f3e91e@mail.gmail.com>
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On Sun, Jan 4, 2009 at 5:09 PM, David Christensen <dpchrist@holgerdanske.com
> wrote:

> freebsd-questions:
>
> I'm building a fresh Amanda server using FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE-i386:
>
>
> http://portsmon.freebsd.org/portoverview.py?category=misc&portname=amand
> a-server<http://portsmon.freebsd.org/portoverview.py?category=misc&portname=amanda-server>;
>
>
> Most of my software background is GNU/Linux.  I would prefer using the
> Bash shell, but the default FreeBSD shell for root appears to be the C
> shell:
>
>    p3450# echo $SHELL
>    /bin/csh
>
>
> I have changed the root shell to Bash on another machine I use as a CVS
> server and haven't noticed any issues yet, but I've been wondering if
> I'm setting myself up for problems by doing so.
>
>
> Does anybody know if it's okay to change the root shell on FreeBSD
> 7.0-RELEASE-i386?
>
>
> TIA,
>
> David
>
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well you will lock yourself out of the system if you uninstall bash or bash
breaks. I would enable toor just in case



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