[arch-projects] [PATCH 1/2] Ensure all variables are unset before loading profile

Rémy Oudompheng remyoudompheng at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 02:06:09 EDT 2011

On 2011/6/20 Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> This sucks a bit, but is a big failing of netcfg I found when writing my next
> patch. It screams "there must be a better way", but at the moment I'm not sure
> what that may be. The biggest problem is there is no central collection of
> these variables which I had to scrape from the various setup scripts. Thoughts?

I'd better say we should enforce the use of subshells whenever
multiple profiles are expected to be loaded in a sequence. For
example; by making load_profile a hard failure if $DESCRIPTION (or any
other common variable) is already set.


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