[Ilugc] changing shell and finding it
naveenezone at rediffmail.com
Fri Jun 23 04:17:03 IST 2006
Right way to change the shell is to supply exec bash instead of simply bash. There is a slight difference
simply supplying bash will invoke a new shell with a new process id
but if you give exec bash it will open the new bash shell with the same process id.
On Thu, 22 Jun 2006 benjamin wrote :
>I think his question is, after getting into bash shell by typing bash,
>why does echo $SHELL still shows csh, his login shell? Given that, how do
>I find out which shell am I in?
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