[ITA] - base-files

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 08:07:00 GMT 2011

On 11 January 2011 12:01, David Sastre wrote:
>>> Also, I'd appreciate opinions regarding the guard-like tests in some
>>> config files, namely /etc/profile, /etc/bash.bashrc, ~/.bash_profile
>>> and ~/.bashrc. I'm not very convinced about including them.
>> Why do we need them?  I don't see equivalent tests on Linux...
> There aren't, indeed.
> And re-thinking the idea, those tests are not needed in any of the
> files but maybe in /etc/bash.bashrc, which is definitely affected by
> changes in this version of base-files that modify the order in which
> startup files are read.

I think you're right, the guard is only needed in /etc/bash.bashrc.


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