[lsb-discuss] Updating the PATH for /opt/<package>/bin

Matt Wilson msw at redhat.com
Wed Jun 25 14:56:43 PDT 2003


On Wed, Jun 25, 2003 at 10:21:58AM -0600, Bart Whiteley wrote:
> 
> Is it appropriate for an "add-on" application to update the 
> system PATH to include /opt/<package>/bin?

It would be good to standardize:

   /etc/profile.d/$PROVIDER-$PACKAGE.{sh,csh}

This would allow vendors to customize the environment appropriately in
a modular way.

Cheers,

Matt
msw at redhat.com
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Matt Wilson
Manager, Base Operating Systems
Red Hat, Inc.




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