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Re: Fixing /etc/profile
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According to Doug Harris on 10/5/2006 1:51 PM:
> The big deal, in my eyes, is that the one of the files that I had to
> fix was /etc/profile. The timestamp on this file (prior to my fix) was
> May 11, 2004 -- that would be the day I first installed cygwin on this
> computer. I have not modified this from the original version.
> Wouldn't it make sense that the default /etc/profile would work
> out-of-the-box with the default bash installation?
Normally it does - the preremove/postinstall scripts of the base-files
package is supposed to update /etc/profile to match
/etc/defaults/etc/profile if it does not detect any local edits. But this
feature of base-files may have been introduced after your original
download; in which case, you can manually copy /etc/defaults/etc/profile
over /etc/profile and you should be back to normal.
Life is short - so eat dessert first!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
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