Re: profile.d [was Re: UMASK 002 or 022?]
On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Sami Haahtinen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 07:43:30PM -0800, Ethan Benson wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 02:40:08PM -0400, Clint Adams wrote:
> > > > It's a similar request, but while it says it's fixed in bash version
> > > > foo, bash currently has the same as the bug, but /etc/profile
> > > > changed!
> > >
> > > Maybe this would be a good time to revive the annual discussion
> > > on a unified way to have all shells initialize the same way.
> > lets not, we don't need another flamewar about horrible redhat
> > concoctions. there is already a nuclear war going on anyway.
> couldn't it be made the same way modutils works now?
> with the exeption that it would leave modifications..
> ### Color-Ls ###
> alias ls='ls --color=auto -F'
> ### Custom ###
> export CVSROOT
> although this brought up problems while i was writing this..
> as other shells don't support aliases, it would have to be marked in
> the config with something like..
> alias('ls', 'ls --color=auto -F')
> that might be a good solution.. it would then convert it to the
> appropriate alias line, or leave it out..
Maybe it's possible to use a global, say, XML config file, and to have an XML
parser for each possible shell? Just an idea...