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Re: BASH Bug???

From: Paul D. Smith
Subject: Re: BASH Bug???
Date: 24 May 2005 10:37:50 -0400
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%% <address@hidden> writes:

  n> I have loaded BASH on a Ultra 5 running Solaris 8.  The BASH binary
  n> was downloaded from Sunfreeware.  If I load BASH as my login shell
  n> (i.e.  passwd file change) I am unable to FTP into the system as
  n> that user.

Edit the /etc/shells file on the Solaris system and add your instance of
bash to it (on a new line).

Only shells listed in that file can be used as login shells.

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