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Re: .bash_profile, the empty /etc/skel, and the first user

On Mon, 16 Dec 1996, Lars Wirzenius wrote:

> If GIMP doesn't work without a ~/.gimprc, then it is broken and
> needs to be fixed. The same thing applies (with few exceptions)
> to programs that do not read both a global and a per-user
> configuration.
I agree. Pine keeps templates for .pinerc in /etc/pine.conf and uses this
to create a new .pinerc file if the user doesn't have one. If memory
serves, pine can also create one on the fly if it finds none in /etc. The
program in cooperation with the user should fix these things, not the



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