[BSDcert] Which Shell?
george at galis.org
Thu Mar 31 12:28:22 EST 2005
On Thu, Mar 31, 2005 at 11:51:32AM -0500, BSD Web Solutions wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 11:43:27 -0500, M. Shirk <shirkdog_list at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> csh and ksh should be added
>> >From: "Anton Chu" <chudna at surewest.net>
>> >Reply-To: chudna at surewest.net
>> >To: <bsdcert at lists.nycbug.org>
>> >Subject: [BSDcert] Which Shell?
>> >Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2005 08:18:50 -0800
>> >I would like to know what shells are we required to know for the test. I
>> >see lots of BSD users having differing preferences from bash to zsh.
>Shouldn't we be testing what people know about the things included in
>the base OS itself?
I agree. And not only base but default shell, login and init scripts.
(even though those are not my preferred)
Covering more bases would dilute the intensity of the cert. Certify
one thing, and certify it well. -- don't certify port stuff, beyond
>Whos to say that I should know how to configure bind if I use tinydns?
> Things like this would be simpler if we used 'base' and then built
>off of that.
right. I don't run bind. but understanding it is essential for
communicating with ISP or dealing with somebody else's "standard"
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
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