Re: profile.d [was Re: UMASK 002 or 022?]
"Miros/law `Jubal' Baran" <email@example.com> wrote:
> 8.06.2000 pisze Brian Mays (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> > Packages should not *need* to set environment variables. All
> > applications in a package should work correctly, by default, without
> > requiring *any* environment variables to be set. Therefore, no
> > package should need to set an environment variable.
> The only exception I see for this are the LC_* and LANG variables for
> default system localization.
Hmm ... Would this best be handled by a package? Or would it be better
handled by some sort of program that edits /etc/environment (or
something similar) and sets these variables? In that way, this program
could list all possibilities at once and let the administrator choose
from a menu. Personally, I think that the program would be more