Re (3): ~/.profile
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Cc: email@example.com
- Subject: Re (3): ~/.profile
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2012 16:30:23 -0700
- Message-id: <email@example.com>
- In-reply-to: <20120101232853.GB7036@think.nuvreauspam>
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20111219184739.GE438@hysteria.proulx.com> <email@example.com> <20111219222419.GA22616@hysteria.proulx.com> <20111220205521.GJ3296@think.nuvreauspam> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20111221201326.GA30138@hysteria.proulx.com> <email@example.com> <4F00E07E.firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com> <20120101232853.GB7036@think.nuvreauspam>
From: Andrei Popescu <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Mon, 02 Jan 2012 01:28:53 +0200
> My guess is that you are using a display manager that is not sourcing profile,
> but you should provide more info (console or terminal emulator, how do you start X, etc.).
The systems can be named A and B. Both have xdm and LXDE. I am working
in LXTerminal on A and telneting to B through an OpenVPN tunnel. EDITOR
is not set on A but is vi on B.
> If this were in your ~/.bash_profile then the newer form is definitely safe ...
These systems have .bashrc and .profile. Neither has .bash_profile and I
don't recall deleting it.
> It is a long story ...
I have to be skeptical about the necessity or benefit of this complexity.
OK; rather than spend more time on it, I'll tolerate nano for the incrontab
Thanks, ... Peter E.
Telephone 1 360 639 0202. Former telephone 1 360 450 2132.
bcc: peasthope ... shaw.ca