determining if user has shell access

Monte Goulding monte at
Thu Oct 14 05:56:45 EDT 2010

> Write a tiny script that does something trivial in shell (e.g. "shell ls"), and build that as a tiny executable.
> Have your real script run that as a separate process and see if it never returns.

That's not a bad plan.


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