blfs book -suggested /etc/profile

Linux linux at herbasource.com
Wed Jul 16 09:49:37 PDT 2003


Hi Stephen

No only vim, it only has RH7.2 and my lfs system on it, now that you ask, I
felt too stupid to ask however how important is 'whitespace' and spaces in
bash scripting? as I thought that maybe I had put a space or newline in
somewhere it should not.


Jeff
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Bosch" <posting at vodacomm.ca>
To: <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2003 4:02 PM
Subject: Re: blfs book -suggested /etc/profile


> Linux wrote:
> > 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.
>
> Okay, I'm groping here, but you said you were new to Linux, so I'm going
> to shoot in the dark and see if I hit anything.
>
> Have you at any point edited your profile using a Windows text editor?
>
> -Stephen-
>
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