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Re: Intent to package: molecular biology programs

On Sat, 29 Aug 1998, Drake Diedrich wrote:

Drake.>This would have the advantage of leaving the names unchanged (put them all
Drake.>in /usr/lib/amber/bin), keep pollution out of the user's environment
Drake.>variables, and create only one new script in /usr/bin/ (amber). User's who
Drake.>didn't want to type 'amber' in front of all amber commands could always add
Drake.>the /usr/lib/amber/bin path in front of the others or exec the appropriate
Drake.>.cshrc file (notice how the scientific packages never come with .profiles ?)
Drake.>This approach would also permit users to have non-csh login shells.

	I like this.  It does not force the user to set environment
variables, but allows them to do it.

John Lapeyre <lapeyre@physics.arizona.edu>
Tucson,AZ     http://www.physics.arizona.edu/~lapeyre

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