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Re: system/1944: "cvs -" doesn't specify a login shell



The following reply was made to PR system/1944; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Markus Friedl <Markus_(_dot_)_Friedl_(_at_)_informatik_(_dot_)_uni-erlangen_(_dot_)_de>
To: dschwarz_(_at_)_wall_(_dot_)_st
Cc: gnats_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Subject: Re: system/1944: "cvs -" doesn't specify a login shell
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2001 12:52:55 +0200

 it's talking about argv[0]. if you call /bin/csh
 with argv[0] set to -csh, then it's a login shell.
 
 On Tue, Jul 17, 2001 at 10:35:35AM -0000, dschwarz_(_at_)_wall_(_dot_)_st wrote:
 > 
 > >Number:         1944
 > >Category:       system
 > >Synopsis:       "cvs -" doesn't specify a login shell
 > >Confidential:   no
 > >Severity:       non-critical
 > >Priority:       low
 > >Responsible:    bugs
 > >State:          open
 > >Class:          sw-bug
 > >Submitter-Id:   net
 > >Arrival-Date:   Tue Jul 17 04:40:01 MDT 2001
 > >Last-Modified:
 > >Originator:     dennis schwarz
 > >Organization:
 > net
 > >Release:        
 > >Environment:
 > 	System      : OpenBSD 2.9
 > 	Architecture: OpenBSD.i386
 > 	Machine     : i386
 > >Description:
 > 	according to csh(1)'s man page, if the first argument to the shell is a dash, then specify a login shell. this isn't the case.
 > >How-To-Repeat:
 > 	wall:~$ csh -
 > -: No such file or directory.
 > >Fix:
 > 	not known.
 > 
 > >Audit-Trail:
 > >Unformatted:
 >