Re: Bug#2117: /usr/local/bin no longer in path
On Thu, 11 Jan 1996 08:50:32 -0500, Michael Alan Dorman <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Since you're seeing a change, you're almost certainly running from
> xdm, so you can change it yourself in /etc/X11/xdm/xdm-config.
Yes, I fixed it on my machine right away. I sent the bug report so
that it would be fixed in the xbase package.
> The actual default from x.org, I believe, is to not include
> /usr/local/bin, so some could see this as a change from incorrect
> configuration to correct configuration.
This is one area where Debian doesn't have a very good track record.
One package maintainer makes a certain set of customizations, then
hands the package off to another maintainer who makes another set of
customizations. The result is that things break for our users. :-/