Re: the first week with mulinux

From: Michele Andreoli (
Date: Wed Mar 20 2002 - 20:46:52 CET

On Wed, Mar 20, 2002 at 03:09:28PM +0000, Stephen Isard nicely wrote:
> Dirk Heilemann wrote:
> > > You will also have to edit /bin/login to not use ile.
> > >
> > Hmm. I only changed the passwd. The sense of the /bin/login script is beyond
> > my understanding. I hope I don't miss something important.
> It may not matter. According to the ile man page:
> One particular praise of ile is the way it completely dis­
> ables all its editing as soon as the subprogram attempts
> to do so itself, or for any reason switches into raw mode.
> This makes ile usable with just about any program.
> So it is trying to keep out of bash's way, and possibly it will succeed.
> Safer not to have it running at all when you are using bash though.

It is possible to disable ILE using an option in "setup -f misc".
The option tell to the /bin/login script to not use ile at all.


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