SHELLS(5) MidnightBSD File Formats Manual SHELLS(5)

NAME

shells — shell database

DESCRIPTION

The shells file contains a list of the shells on the system. For each shell a single line should be present, consisting of the shell’s path, relative to root.

A hash mark (‘‘#’’) indicates the beginning of a comment; subsequent characters up to the end of the line are not interpreted by the routines which search the file. Blank lines are also ignored.

FILES
/etc/shells

The shells file resides in /etc.

SEE ALSO

getusershell(3)

HISTORY

The shells file format appeared in 4.3BSD−Tahoe.

MidnightBSD 0.3 June 5, 1993 MidnightBSD 0.3