blfs book -suggested /etc/profile

Jeff Surgeson [blfs] linux at herbasource.com
Thu Jul 17 07:32:21 PDT 2003


Thanks again to all who helped, I will get it right and will download
mozilla so as not to aggravate you guys, Linux and windoze just don't work
well together for me. :-)

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Robertson" <jameswrobertson at earthlink.net>
To: <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 3:19 PM
Subject: Re: blfs book -suggested /etc/profile


> Linux wrote:
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Matthew Burgess" <ca9mbu at hermes.sunderland.ac.uk>
> > To: <blfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> > Sent: Thursday, July 17, 2003 2:35 PM
> > Subject: Re: blfs book -suggested /etc/profile
> >
> >
> >
> >>On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 13:16:37 +0000 (UTC)
> >>linux at herbasource.com ("Linux") wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>>when I run set -x it responds with
> >>>+ set -x
> >>>when I run ./etc/profile > profileresults     it responds
> >>>bash: ./etc/profile: No such file or directory
> >>>
> >>>This obviously does exist and it creates an empty profileresults file
> >>>so I have no attached it
> >>
> >>It should be . /etc/profile (note the space inbetween the . and the name
> >>of the file).
> >>
> >>Regards,
> >>
> >>Matt.
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> >
> > Sorry :-(
> > I am not attaching file as it is quicker to type as I am not on my linux
box
> > and i cant use the floppy to tx files.
> >
> > Results:
> > + . /etc/profile
> > +++ id -u
> > ++ '[' 0 = 0 ']'
> > ++ '[' -d ' /usr/local/sbin]'
>                               ^  put a space here in your /etc/profile
> > [: missing ']'
> > +++ id -u
> > ++ '[' 0 '!=' 0 ']'
> > ++ '[' -d /usr/X11R6/bin ']'
>                            ^ see the one here!
> > ++ pathman /usr/X11R6/bin last
> > ++ echo /sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin::/usr/X11R6/bin
> > ++ /bin/egrep -q ' (^|:) /usr/X11R6/bin($|:)'
> > ++ HISTSIZE=1000
> > ++ PS1=[\w]
> > ++ '[' -z '' -a '!' -f '/root/.inputrc]'
> > [: missing ']'
> > ++ '[' -f /etc/dircolors ']'
> > ++ export PATH HISTSIZE PS1 LS_COLORS INPUTRC
> >
>
> That is your error.  Also, FYI you can substitute the command source in
> place of the "." in the above instructions from our fellow list readers.
>   The two commands are the same, but (my opinion) I feel that using the
> word source is easier to understand than ".".
>
> Also, download Mozilla 1.4 from http://www.mozilla.org for windoze and
> use mozilla mail for your mail client.  it supports full useness
netiquette.
>
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> ---------------------------------------------------------
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> Reg. LFS User:   #6981    http://www.linuxfromscratch.org
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