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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: base-files package needs a maintainer
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 08:27:17 +1100
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com>

> Wow, I had to go back through the archives to see what you were
talking
> about.  This is an old thread.
>
> I guess I can fix this myself.
>
> I can add this to the "repository" but how should it be handled?
Should
> there be a new "base-files" package that bash relies on?  Or should
everyone
> rely on it?  Having awk rely on a package which only creates
/etc/profile
> seems wrong.  In that case, it shouldn't be called base-files, should
it?
> Maybe it should be called something like "shell-init" or something.

Being in base, it will automatically get installed.

> I guess I'll respond to that message.

I'll follow up on the rest after that then.

Rob

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