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Bug#619431: release-notes: Upgrading sh from bash to dash requires changes to /etc/passwd.

Package: release-notes
Severity: minor


It's bit a little while since I did the upgrade to sqeeuze in question
so I'm unclear on the details at the moment.  I'll do another soon
and may be able to report more.

In any case after installing dash and using it as the default sh
I found that a number of users in /etc/passwd had /bin/sh as their
shell.  Needless to say this did not go over well as all the bash
features like tab completion went away.

The squeeze release notes remark on the switch of sh from bash to
dash.  This section should probably also include a reminder to
check that meatspace user's shells are /bin/bash.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 6.0.1
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash

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