Why does the script /usr/bin/test get executed when user does login in csh ?

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  • If a world executable file/script by the name test is created under /usr/local/bin and try to switch to a user who has csh as default shell, the test file gets executed automatically.
  • This is the case only with any file named test under /usr/local/bin.
  • If the name is changed to any other name, it does not get executed.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.6

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