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Re: cygwin 1.1.2: undefined reference to `setlinebuf'
- To: Adam Schlegel <aceschle at thinkage dot ca>
- Subject: Re: cygwin 1.1.2: undefined reference to `setlinebuf'
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2000 09:58:05 -0700 (PDT)
- Cc: tsfu at graduate dot hku dot hk, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com, jason_fu at hkmc dot com dot hk
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- Adam Schlegel <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jun 2000, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > *IMPERITIVE* /usr/bin must be *first* in the list for PATH.
> This may be a stupid question, but why does /usr/bin have to be *first*?
Because, if any of us nice netizens are going to help debug a problem, we must
know that you have something standard to help debug.
> Is it not sufficient to have it somewhere near the front of your path, so
> that there is the possibility that certain programs can override the
> default ones.
Yes, but don't expect adequate help from this list.
> For example, I like to maintain a ~/bin directory at the
> start of my path so that I can easily stress-test programs that I am
> building, without adding them to /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin.
So, why can't you just add it to the end of PATH. If your testing something
you're replacing I understand that you want the that bin first but how often do
you do that?
> Does this break something that I haven't noticed yet?
Most likely. It was the cause of another problem I justed moving /usr/bin to
the front of the path on and I didn't think that it could have been the
problem. The reported fix was the moving of /usr/bin to the first item in the
> Or is it just a bad habit that I should break as soon as possible?
Yes, break the bad habit.
Earnie Boyd: <mailto:email@example.com>
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