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Re: run-parts for /etc/profile?

Marc Haber <Marc.Haber-lists@gmx.de> 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 :-)

Ugly, really ugly.
But if you really need such a mechanism, please create a shell
independent mechanism, which does work with bash, ksh, csh, tcsh, zsh, 
sash, sh,...

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

I don't think so, but if you really need it, why don't you simply add
it for your local system? /etc/profile is a conffile, so you (the
admin) are allowed to change it for your needs.



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