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RE: joe-2.8 - a new package for review
- From: "Morrison, John" <John dot Morrison at uk dot experian dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 4 Jul 2003 14:20:22 +0100
- Subject: RE: joe-2.8 - a new package for review
> From: Gerrit P. Haase [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Hello John,
> >> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> >> drwxr-xr-x root/None 0 2003-07-04 14:17:34 etc/joe/
> >> -rw-r--r-- root/None 17169 2003-07-04 14:17:34 etc/joe/joerc
> > These would be better copied into position by a postinstall script
> > if they don't already exist. Otherwise a reinstallation/new
> > installation will overwrite user modifications.
> IIRC, userfiles belong in ~/, the home directory, if a .joerc is found
> there it overrides the global settings. So there is no need to modify
> the default settings in /etc/joe/ which are just what the name says:
> 'default settings'.
OK, so I should have said root modifications ;)
I take your point, but it doesn't stop advice like...
"just add export USER=xxx to /etc/profile"
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