[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] [prerelease] initscripts-2011.09.2-1

Oon-Ee Ng ngoonee.talk at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 23:08:56 EDT 2011

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 8:36 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On 30/09/11 00:00, Tom Gundersen wrote:
>> Towards read only /etc:
>> * /etc/profile.d/locale.sh is now a static file, rather than being
>> generated on every boot (this means we need to use -f when updating)
> Please do not encourage using -f when updating   (people will use "pacman
> -Syuf", which is evil...).   Instead, "mv /etc/profile.d/locale.sh{,.bak}"
> and then update.

I presume the new local.sh will be generated in exactly the same way,
and hence there's no real need for *.bak?

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