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Re: Bug#1834: [kubla@goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de: /etc/profile on Debian Linux]

[/etc/profile suggestion] 
>   if [ -f $HOME/$ARCH-linux ]; then
>     PATH=$HOME/$ARCH-linux:$PATH
>   else
>     mkdir $HOME/bin 2>/dev/null
>     PATH=$HOME/bin:$PATH
>   fi

I don't think /etc/profile should be creating directories in my
home directory. I think if is someone is sufficiently Unix literate
to be adding their own commands, they can probably make the
appropriate modifications to PATH in their own .profile.

Maybe put "PATH=$HOME/bin:$PATH" in the skel version, commented out?

Steve Greenland

The Mole - I think, therefore I scream 

	"The Fourth Dimension is a shambles?"
	"Nobody ever empties the ashtrays.  People are SO inconsiderate."

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