Bug 2877 - /etc/profile.d/kde.sh is broken
Summary: /etc/profile.d/kde.sh is broken
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdesupport (Show other bugs)
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Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Reported: 1999-05-17 15:48 UTC by Steve Muir
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-06-22 14:31:31 UTC
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Description Steve Muir 1999-05-17 15:48:46 UTC
Two problems withkde.sh:

1) sets KDEDIR incorrectly to /usr.  Running kdesetup with
KDEDIR as set by the script produces errors, but unsetting
KDEDIR or setting it to "/" fixes them.

2) prepends $(KDEDIR)/bin to PATH even though it is already
a component of PATH.

kde.sh should be fixed to find the correct value of KDEDIR,
then only add $(KDEDIR)/bin to PATH if not already a
component (use 'type -path').

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-06-11 16:09:59 UTC
It is proper for KDEDIR to be set to /usr.  Why do you think
otherwise?

However, you are right that /usr/bin should _not_ be appended to the
beginning of the path.  This will be fixed in an errata.

Comment 2 Preston Brown 1999-06-22 14:31:59 UTC
closed in RHSA-1999:015-01.


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