bash as a login shell (was Root users shell == no existant shell /bin/bash)

From: Dan Langille (dan_at_langille.org)
Date: 07/09/04

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    To: Daniel Brown <djb@unixan.com>
    Date: Fri, 09 Jul 2004 16:38:49 -0400
    
    

    On 9 Jul 2004 at 13:11, Daniel Brown wrote:

    > On the other hand, I've run across a sysadmin who always enables his
    > toor accounts -- and changes its shell to bash. As a result, not only
    > is there an alternate root account (good in case 'root' trampled on by
    > accident or purpose), but you can get root bash as a login shell while
    > leaving the real root to its normal shell.

    This make it sound like you find it very bothersome to login and type
    'bash' (or whatever), to give yourself the shell you want. Is that
    so?

    -- 
    Dan Langille : http://www.langille.org/
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