[arch-general] /etc/profile PATH variable wrong

Laurent Carlier lordheavym at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 05:21:24 EDT 2010

Le dimanche 15 août 2010 11:20:33, Allan McRae a écrit :
> On 15/08/10 18:50, Jude DaShiell wrote:
> > In order for that to be correct it needs to also have :/usr/local/bin
> > inside of the quote marks. The /usr/local/bin directory on Linux systems
> > like slackware and debian is where stuff gets put that anyone can
> > execute that's on the system. I put a simple shell script I wrote there
> > then tried to use it and it wouldn't work until I keyed in the
> > /usr/local/bin/myd command. That small script makes the date and time
> > more readable for me. Since that file was copied from suse, people in
> > that other distribution probably also ought to be notified.
> What is wrong with not including that?  If the system administrator can
> install files to /usr/local/bin then I am sure that they are competent
> enough to add that to their path.
> Allan

And as an user you can add the path in your .bashrc/....


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