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Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 10:59:43 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Link for MORE
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On Mon, Mar 18, 2002 at 02:56:30AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> -----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.

Yep.  Agreed.

Apparently the interest of everyone else here ends a lot earlier than


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