Shoot me now

Erik Troan ewt at
Tue May 2 16:32:07 PDT 2000

On Tue, 2 May 2000, Nicholas Petreley wrote:

> Wrapper scripts are the way to go, I guess, but then 
> you're still talking about what shell will execute 
> the wrapper.  Which means we define which shells must 
> exist on the system, right?

No. You define the files, not the wrappers. Apps can write lines of the
form "FOO=BAR" to /etc/environ.d, and LSB systems make sure shell environments
get populated.

How that matters doesn't matter. What the shells are don't matter.


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