[arch-dev-public] Fwd: [signoff] bash 3.2.0330-1 and filesystem 2007.11-4

Jan de Groot jan at jgc.homeip.net
Fri Dec 21 02:44:01 EST 2007

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> Van: arch-dev-public-bounces at archlinux.org [mailto:arch-dev-public-
> bounces at archlinux.org] Namens Aaron Griffin
> Verzonden: vrijdag 21 december 2007 8:09
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> Onderwerp: [arch-dev-public] Fwd: [signoff] bash 3.2.0330-1 and
> filesystem 2007.11-4
> Please retest. This bash package overrides the previous one. Patch
> level updated, profile.bash added to backup=() array.
> Potential issue: Apparently /etc/profile is not replaced if modified.
> Can someone verify if this is fixed or not? I will investigate further
> as I fear it may be a pacman bug - if so, I'm guessing keeping
> etc/profile in BOTH backup arrays for the time being may fix this.
> filesystem changes:
>    Setup for FHS compliant man pages - FS#8839
>    Claim ownership of /etc/profile from bash - FS#4766
>    Remove LESSCHARSET env var from /etc/profile - FS#8877
> bash changes:
>    Update patch level to 033
>    Remove /etc/profile from package. Move bashisms to
> /etc/profile.bash - FS#4766
> /etc/profile was also largely revamped. Please comment on the changes
> there if you'd like.

You still haven't looked at the issue with /usr/man/man* getting replaced by a symlink, which is not possible on a system where manpages are already installed.

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