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Re: It's Huntin' Season

>>"Thomas" == Thomas Bushnell, BSG <tb@becket.net> writes:

 Thomas> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:
 >> Hmm. This is getting confrontational, but.

 Thomas> I'm not trying to be confrontational.  It might seem like the
 Thomas> executable is a stupid example, but it's actually important.  So bear
 Thomas> with me. 

 >> If your binary is run every time I log in, then hell, yes, the
 >> part that invokes the binary is a config file.
 >> That is exactly what happens when you put things in
 >> site-start.d files.

 Thomas> Sure.  But some site-start.d files only set up autoloads and
 Thomas> things

	Why should these not bve considered customizable? Suppose I
 have my own implementation of functions from a particular file in a
 package, and I want to over ride the autoloads for the functions from
 just that one file?

 Thomas> like that, so that the programs can be executed by users,
 Thomas> later, under user control.  It's those site-start.d files
 Thomas> that I'm talking about.

	And I say that those site start files ought to be under my
 control too.

 A sequel is an admission that you've been reduced to imitating
 yourself. Don Marquis
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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