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Re: Why do system users have shells?

On Mon, 25 Nov 2002, James Hamilton wrote:
> I'm curious why system users such as  bin, sys, and  nobody have /bin/sh
> as a shell instead of a noshell program or /bin/false.  

Because a lot of people can't grasp the concept of always using su -s to
select a shell, I think :-)

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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