blfs book -suggested /etc/profile

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Wed Jul 16 07:59:08 PDT 2003


Hi Tom

Thanks for that, tried the foo thing and returns baz.
If I comment out the first if statement in the 'Add to standard path'
section which generates one of the two missing ']' and the if statement in
the 'Setup INPUTRC variable' the two errors go away.

Jeff
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Harrison" <harrist at svcc.edu>
To: <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 4:23 PM
Subject: Re: blfs book -suggested /etc/profile


> I ran your profile on my box, and nothing looks wrong.  Okay, this may be
> something you've already checked, but is /etc/profile being sourced?  If
you
> add to /etc/profile the line
>
> export foo=baz
>
> then log out and back in, does
>
> echo $foo
>
> return baz?
>
> Could the problem be in ~/.bashrc or ~/.bash_profile?
>
>
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