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Old 07-26-2011, 06:40 PM
Bernd Stramm
 
Default Adding ~/.local/bin to default PATH (was: User-level instance of /bin in PATH)

On Tue, 26 Jul 2011 17:49:43 +0100
"Richard W.M. Jones" <rjones@redhat.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 08:45:11AM -0430, Robert Marcano wrote:
> > On 07/26/2011 08:36 AM, Genes MailLists wrote:
> > > On 07/26/2011 08:03 AM, Misha Shnurapet wrote:
> > >> 26.07.2011, 18:34, "Andrew Haley"<aph@redhat.com>:
> > >>> On 26/07/11 10:22, Misha Shnurapet wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>> Since F15 ~/bin has been added to PATH, and commands that are
> > >>>> supposed to run user scripts will work without changing into
> > >>>> that directory. Meanwhile, ~/.local/bin isn't used. I'd like
> > >>>> to propose that it is also added because technically it is
> > >>>> ~/bin's brother.
> > >>>
> > >>> I've never heard of ~/.local/bin . Are there many people who
> > >>> use this? ~/bin is common.
> > >>
> > >> ~/.local/bin has been there by default.
> > >>
> > >> Unlike ~/bin, which is in PATH though not even created.
> > >>
> > >
> > > Where in the path do the user 'bin' elements appear in the
> > > path?
> >
> > In /etc/skel/.bash_profile they are added to the end and I think
> > that is ok
> >
> > PATH=$PATH:$HOME/.local/bin:$HOME/bin
>
> This was added between bash-4.2.10 -2 and -3:
>
> http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/gitweb/?p=bash.git;a=commitdiff;h=02b20d810111e8b53bb98ad 49fedd1d583ce62e1
>
> 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.

Oh it seems every useful for purposes like installing executables that
most users will never find.

>
> Rich.
>



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