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Re: run-parts for /etc/profile?

On Wed, 18 Nov 1998 16:11:55 -0500 (EST), you wrote:
>Because it is Debian's policy for software to not rely on any specific
>environment variables being set.

Even if the Debian system itself won't need it, it would make life for
admins a lot easier. We do like predefining environment variables for
our users :-)

>Besides, it is generally evil to go
>mucking around in everyone's environment just because a new package was

For new packages, yes, I am convinced - I was not aware of that
particular rule in the policy.

Nevertheless, I think having run-parts for profile would be a good
thing [tm].


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