[CentOS] logrotate, syslog, and chsh

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Mon Mar 12 12:11:35 UTC 2007

On Sun, Mar 11, 2007 at 09:17:38AM -0400, Jeff Potter wrote:
> I'm just going to set the default shell for root back to bash, but I  
> wanted to ask the list if there is any general "rule of thumb" that  
> root's shell should be bash?

Root's shell should be bourne shell compliant. Setting it to tcsh is
shooting yourself in the foot. If you want to do administrative tasks and
use tcsh, use sudo for the commands that need root access.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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