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RE: joe-2.8 - a new package for review

> From: Gerrit P. Haase []
> Hello John,
> >> From: []
> >> 
> >> 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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