[OT]: bash or any other $favourite{shell}? [was: Wish list]

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Sat Jun 10 09:27:33 BST 2006

On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 09:17:33AM +0100, Luis Motta Campos wrote:

>  Please leave your irony apart and teach me one thing: what are my
>alternatives to fix a broken system with a shell linked to ncurses or
>other "vitally important and stable" library? It just happen I need to
>get my install disks again and start over, or there is any other thing I
>can do without being able to log in due to a broken default shell?

Depending on your OS, you may be able to run a version of it from fixed
media such as a CD, mount the filesystems, and correct things from
there. But you need physical access to do this.


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