Subject: Re: Root .profile
To: Curt Sampson <email@example.com>
From: Gordon W. Ross <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/11/1999 17:55:23
On Sun, 11 Apr 1999, Brian D Chase wrote:
> My preferences lean towards keeping things as simple as possible. I'd
> probably strip down /.profile making it much less sophisticated than
> /root/.profile unless there are reasons for keeping the two identical.
Curt Sampson writes:
> It just seems a lot easier to me to keep the two identical. Users
> don't won't discover (perhaps the hard way) that they have different
> paths in single- and mulit-user mode when they change just one,
Why not just get rid of /.profile completely?
If not that, how about a trival one, i.e.:
# Note: this is used ONLY in single user mode. (KISS!)
# Don't care about hostname (prolly not set yet)
# Don't need no stinkin functions! (etc. etc.)
# The END!