setup.exe remove scripts [Was: Re: experimental texmf packages]

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Nov 3 22:09:00 GMT 2001

On Fri, Dec 14, 2001 at 07:40:52AM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > 
> > I believe that the prompt reflects DJ Delorie's prompt preference, which
> > was, apparently, two lines.
> > 
> I agree, although I don't dislike it.
> > *I'd* prefer no prompt setting at all, actually.  I think that prompt
> > setting should be up to the user or the local sysadmin.  AFAICT, even
> > Red Hat doesn't try to make a prompt decision for you.
> > 
> I'd prefer no prompt setting also by default but leave the PS1 commented
> out for an example of use.  The problem with the current PS1 is that
> it's SHELL specific, I.E.: it only works in bash.

Agree.  I'm still for giving a nice PS1 by default (aka not '$ ')
but it should get simplified so that it works for all bourne shell

In general a question raises (again, perhaps?):  Shouldn't we provide
a default /etc/csh.login file as well?  At least as part of the tcsh


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