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Re: Eliminate environment variable hints?

From: Chris Marusich
Subject: Re: Eliminate environment variable hints?
Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2019 21:52:47 -0700
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> That said, I understand your concern.  What about changing the message
> to:
>   You might need to run:
>      . …/etc/profile
>   Alternately, you can define the following environment variables:
> Too verbose?  Confusing?

Personally I like what you've proposed.  On a related note, I dislike
that the suggestions do not include absolute paths.  I don't want to put
"my-profile/bin" in my PATH; I usually want to put
"$(pwd)/my-profile/bin" on my path.  If you follow the suggestions when
using relative paths, things break as soon as you cd somewhere else.


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