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

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Sun Aug 15 15:09:41 EDT 2010

On Sun 15 Aug 2010 07:08 -0700, mike rosset wrote:
> > Someone unaware of dotfiles might miss them, but others (blind or
> > sighted) should be able to access them without issue.
> And all of this has nothing to do with the orignal issue /usr/local. I
> only suggested using something in $HOME for "user" based scripts which
> can be anything it does not matter.

> It only serves to deflect from why is /usr/local/{bin,sbin} not part
> of the default search PATH? when its a FHS standard and has always
> been used for custom system wide installs? Obviously a competent
> system administrator can add this. However does this mean we should
> remove /usr/bin now to? since any competent admin can add that also.

Haha. Don't be so aggressive against discussion on an issue that you
brought up in the first place. We're just trying to help put things in
their proper place. But yeah I agree there are too many silly tangents
on this issue. So let somebody submit a patch and get it over with.

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