[Bug 746] /etc/profile enhancement suggestion

Larry Lawrence larry at linuxfromscratch.org
Fri May 28 06:48:07 PDT 2004


"James Robertson" <jwrober at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote in message
news:40B7358E.6010808 at linuxfromscratch.org...
> blfs-bugs at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> > http://blfs-bugs.linuxfromscratch.org/show_bug.cgi?id=746
> >
> > bdubbs at swbell.net changed:
> >
> >            What    |Removed                     |Added
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
--
> >              Status|ASSIGNED                    |RESOLVED
> >          Resolution|                            |FIXED
> >
> >
> >
> > ------- Additional Comments From bdubbs at swbell.net  2004-05-27
23:14 -------
> > Updated profile to use /etc/profile.d.
> > Added a couple of security notes.
> >
> >
> >
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>
> A couple of notes:
>
> There is a typo in the paragraph following this heading
> "/etc/profile.d/extrapaths.sh"
>
> s/directoty/directory

Fixed.
>
> Also, Dagmar changed the PS1 var in /etc/profile to PS1='\u@\h:\w\$ '
> but did not change the corresponsing one to the same thing in /etc/bashrc
>
This is not unusual, some distro us \u:\w$ for one and \u@\h:\w for the
other.  The other thing that I see is that Dagmar matched bashrc and Bruce
commented it and changed it.  This looks intentional and makes it easy to
edit for those that want both to be the same.

Larry

>
> Thanks
> James
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