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Re: Environment variable documentation

On Dec  1 19:24, John Morrison wrote:
> On Tue, December 1, 2009 4:32 pm, Ken Brown wrote:
> > OK, my patch is attached.  It anticipates the change to the default
> > .bashrc file that we've been discussing in the thread cited above.
> Hi Ken,
> While I think it's a good idea to point out that they are (will be) unset
> in the users .bashrc I'm not sure it's a good idea to tell people where
> the default (/etc/defaults/etc/skel/.bashrc) is, since this will be
> overwritten by the base package.  If people want to maintain their own set
> of changes which is used in future that the package does not overwrite
> /etc/skel/.bashrc is what they should edit.  However, since the skel files
> are only copied *once* ~/.bashrc should be the first point of call.
> Hope that makes sense!

Good point.


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