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shells(5)                   BSD 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.

4.2 Berkeley Distribution        June 5, 1993        4.2 Berkeley Distribution

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