markh at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Dec 31 12:33:53 PST 2002
On Wed, 11, Dec, 2002 at 10:17:46PM -0600, James Robertson spoke thus..
> OK, no problem there. This is my first time with XML type authoring. I
> have done HTML, but not XML. I looked over the patch and there are some
> places that would use those tags in 1.2. I can send a patch file again, or
> just point them out to you.
Patches are always better (if it hasn't already been done by now!)
> Well...I am a visual guy. I don't like (what I consider) major hidden
> environment variables. I like to see $USER, $LOGNAME, and $HOSTNAME when I
> type env at the prompt. I also wanted to make sure that $USER and $LOGNAME
> were the same. I see these as major and the two distros that I have used
> in the past (RH and Debian) also place those same lines in thier
> /etc/profile files. On the $MAIL issue, I can put some verbiage in there
> that if you moved your mail location from the default in the lfs book, then
> you need to change the variable here. This is another good reason to keep
> that variable. By default it is in /var/mail/$USER, but it could be moved
> anywhere. The FHS recommends /var/spool/mail/$USER, so some people could
> have moved it there. I don't care either way, it is just the way I liked
> it. If you want it different in your book, then by all means remove it.
Hmm. I don't set them but they show up in env output anyways. As for
MAIL, if we need to deal with it we should probably do so in the MTA/MUA
Mark Hymers <markh at linuxfromscratch dot org>
"I once absent-mindedly ordered Three Mile Island dressing in a restaurant
and, with great presence of mind, they brought Thousand Island Dressing and
a bottle of chili sauce."
Terry Pratchett, alt.fan.pratchett
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