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[ale] Question about how to do something from bash to csh.



On Thu, Jun 3, 2010 at 3:07 PM, Lightner, Jeff <jlightner at water.com> wrote:
> I don't think there's a requirement to use csh on FreeBSD.
>
> You can always change the default shell for root - just be sure to pick one that's statically linked that is in root's filesystem so it works in single user without other mounts.
>
> Alternatively you can just leave csh as the default and simply executed "exec sh" (or bash or ksh) after you login to change shells.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ale-bounces at ale.org [mailto:ale-bounces at ale.org] On Behalf Of Chuck Payne
> Sent: Thursday, June 03, 2010 2:55 PM
> To: Atlanta Linux Enthusiasts - Yes! We run Linux!
> Subject: Re: [ale] Question about how to do something from bash to csh.
>
> 2010/6/1 Bj?rn Gustafsson <bg-ale at bjorng.net>:
>> Any chance there are parens in the data from deadletters? ? The way I
>> read that error, it looks like `postsuper' is a script that uses the
>> `test' command which is failing due to bad input. ?Based on the error
>> message, it looks like you're not running this on Linux, is that true?
>> ?The OS flavor may change the diagnosis.
>>
>> On Sun, May 30, 2010 at 5:06 PM, Chuck Payne <terrorpup at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Michael H. Warfield <mhw at wittsend.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> This should work:
>>>>
>>>> foreach i (`cat deadmail`)
>>>> postsuper -d $i
>>>> end
>>>
>>> Didn't work. I am getting this error...
>>>
>>> #!/bin/csh
>>>
>>> foreach i(`cat deadletters`)
>>> /usr/local/sbin/postsuper -d $i
>>>
>>> test: 3: Syntax error: "(" unexpected
>>
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>> Bj?rn Gustafsson
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> FreeBSD, that's why the CSH for root. For now I just used sh, but I am
> now going to teach myself a bit C Shell so I know the differents.
>
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Can't install bash :(. so for the most part it will be sh.

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