Subject: Re: Xfig requires an install message
To: Havard Eidnes <>
From: Gavan Fantom <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 09/24/2005 03:30:48
Havard Eidnes wrote:

[xpkgwedge MESSAGE]

> You probably did not see this one fly by, and consequently, the
> variables above have not been set on a system-wide basis.
> Hmm, I wonder if the above action could or should not be automated.
> The probability of this MESSAGE going by unnoticed is way too high.
> However, it still would not solve the problem for the user doing an
> immediate test after installing, as he would need to log in to have
> the variables set...

Would there be any merit to future versions of NetBSD shipping with 
those settings in /etc/profile and /etc/csh.login by default?

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