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Date: Mon, 18 Mar 2002 02:56:30 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf AT redhat DOT com] 
> Sent: Monday, March 18, 2002 2:39 AM

> Actually, I don't think there is any reason to have a default 
> /etc/profile for ash.  I think it is really only useful for 
> bash.  The current /etc/profile seems to assume that it is 
> running under bash. However, it really should be more ash 
> friendly since ash reads /etc/profile.  Either that or maybe 
> ash should read something other than /etc/profile.

Well, my interest begins and ends with the file creation being moved
somewhere sensible. Simply running setup should not create /etc/profile
any more than installing sed. 


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