Adding ~/.local/bin to default PATH
aph at redhat.com
Wed Jul 27 10:20:53 UTC 2011
On 27/07/11 10:47, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 12:02:14PM -0700, Josh Stone wrote:
>> On 07/26/2011 09:49 AM, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 08:45:11AM -0430, Robert Marcano wrote:
>>>> In /etc/skel/.bash_profile they are added to the end and I think that is ok
>>> This was added between bash-4.2.10 -2 and -3:
>>> because of https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=699812
>>> There is some rationale in that bug, but I think it's extremely bogus.
>> bogus because... ?
> Bogus because this is the first I've heard of ~/.local/bin, speaking
> as a Unix user since long before Linux existed.
> It shouldn't be changed mid-way through Fedora 15.
> It shouldn't be changed without serious discussion, instead of on the
> basis of a single comment in a BZ.
Quite. This is creeping featuritis at best, especially given that XDG
doesn't even mention ~/.local/bin . I really hate the idea that there
is now a hidden user-writeable dir in my PATH.
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