How does one change the default shell?
Thu Sep 2 22:29:00 GMT 2010

I use pdksh as my login shell - I have been using the Korn shell (thanks 
Dave!) since 1984 or so, so it is what I am used to and has features I 
haven't been able to find in bash - at least not yet.  So to expedite 
script writing, I use the ksh language and features  Every time that I 
write a script, I have to remember to put in the shebang line 
(#!/bin/pdksh) or half the time my scripts won't work.

Is there a way to change the default shell for cygwin?  I checked the user 
guide and the FAQ, but no joy there.  I tried setting and exporting the 
SHELL variable, but that did not work.


- Phil
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