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Re: Bug in /etc/profile.d/lilypond.sh (with fix!)

From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
Subject: Re: Bug in /etc/profile.d/lilypond.sh (with fix!)
Date: Thu, 04 Dec 2003 10:57:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Reuben Thomas <address@hidden> writes:

>> But only if you start a second login shell, and you shouldn't be doing that.
> Sadly I don't have to do that. RedHat in their infinite wisdom run the
> scripts in /etc/profile.d from /etc/bashrc if they haven't already been
> run by /etc/profile.

They must be very wise at Red Hat, but this smells like a
configuration bug, sort of.  The bash manual promises to run
'{/etc/,~/.bash_,~/.}profile' only upon login.

Are you sure that you did not make this change yourself?

> I presume they have at least a plausible reason,
> since it's a sin of comission rather than of omission!

Probably.  I'm not thrilled by Red Hat's concept of fixing stuff in
/etc/profile.d/* anyway.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
http://www.xs4all.nl/~jantien       | http://www.lilypond.org

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