provide the shell service as part of the login process
The shserv command sets up the basic environment, changes
directories to the user's home directory, and executes the user's shell.
shserv is invoked by the port monitor (ttymon) through
an entry in the _pmtab file; see
The home directory, shell, and environment variables are provided to the
command by the port monitor via a STREAM module.
Note that this command cannot be run from the command line.
shserv provides the user's shell on success. On failure
shserv exits with the value of 1 and one of the following
failed retava in shserv
failed getava of SHELL
failed getava of HOMEDIR
unable to change directory to user's home directory
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UnixWare 7 Release 7.1.4 - 25 April 2004