Re: Another possible slink goal (multipackages users profile)
Enrique Zanardi <email@example.com> wrote:
> What about LANG=foo ? I would like to choose the preferred language for my
> system at install time, and have every shell inherit that setting. With
> the current scheme, I have to modify a file for each shell installed, and
> manually synchronize them with the Debian version every time the shell
> maintainer modifies that file and I upgrade the package. With the
> /etc/profile.d proposal I only have to put that variable in single file,
> and don't worry about upgrades.
Frankly, I think this kind of thing (default internationalization
settings) should be set in init, not at login. Unfortunately, I
don't think there's anything you can put in /etc/inittab to specify
environmental variable settings.
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