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Date:      31 Dec 2002 19:26:47 +0000
From:      Stacey Roberts <stacey@vickiandstacey.com>
To:        Miguel Mendez <flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>
Cc:        Cliff Sarginson <cls@raggedclown.net>, FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG>
Subject:   Re: adduser .. revisited, an apology .. oh come on
Message-ID:  <1041362806.51041.20.camel@localhost>
In-Reply-To: <20021231193043.5e3f684f.flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>
References:  <20021230084202.0530d91e.nospam@hiltonbsd.com> <00c301c2b012$adcf7770$0300000a@lyon> <20021231051803.GM215@vectors.cx> <20021231181631.GC7194@raggedclown.net> <20021231193043.5e3f684f.flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>

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On Tue, 2002-12-31 at 18:30, Miguel Mendez wrote:
> On Tue, 31 Dec 2002 19:16:31 +0100
> Cliff Sarginson <cls@raggedclown.net> wrote:
> 
> > Adding a user should  not be rocket science,
> 
> It isn't.
> 
> > If the old time Bill Joy lovers would realise that 'csh" sucks big
> > time, we may avoid a lot of problems.
> 
> You can always use /bin/sh, and yes, it does history (set -o emacs)
> 
> > If anyone can prove to me that "csh" is superior in any respect to
> > bash, then please tell me.
> 
> -r-xr-xr-x  2 root  wheel  841916 Dec 31 15:16 /bin/tcsh
> -rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  1036396 Nov 17 13:30 /usr/local/bin/bash
> 
> tcsh is good enough for interactive use (others like zsh as well), and
> many people have grown to hate bash for one very simple reason. In
> another attempt at 'embrace and extend', GNU added some features to
> plain sh that remained functional even when invoked as /bin/sh. That
> lead to broken scripts that only ran on GNU/Linux systems.
> 
> Now I feel fad for feeding a troll, let this thread die already :)

Even the original poster has requested (two days ago) that this thread
be killed off.

Why is questions still being cc'd on this?

Regards,

Stacey

> 
> Happy new year.
-- 
Stacey Roberts
B.Sc (HONS) Computer Science

Web: www.vickiandstacey.com



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