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Re: Moving bash from essential/required to important?

On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 8:43 PM, Roger Leigh <rleigh@codelibre.net> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 05:59:51PM +0000, Clint Adams wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 06:04:20PM +0200, Luk Claes wrote:
>> > What do others think of moving bash to important (required and important
>> > are part of the base system)?
>> I think that this is a great idea.
> Likewise.
> Regarding the root shell issue, I wouldn't have an issue with it
> being /bin/sh.  The admin is always free to chsh it to the shell
> of their choice.
> [Slightly related: it would be nice if d-i could default to
> password-free locked root account for wheezy, i.e. sudo by default,
> which would partly mitigate the issue by not requiring the use of a
> root shell for most uses of the root account.]

I really really disagree...

In case of disaster running under root is essential.


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