On Fri, Apr 06, 2018 at 04:39:44PM +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote: > On Fri, 2018-04-06 at 15:10 +0200, Andrea Bolognani wrote: > > > I think that we should also load the system profile /etc/profile .. in > > > case of 'jenkins' flavor we don't actually need it since that is used in > > > automated tests but in case of 'test' flavor when developer will > > > manually login into the guests might miss some features configured by > > > thy system profile. > > > > What kind of features are you thinking about, exactly? > > > > /etc/profile can vary significantly between Linux versions, and on > > FreeBSD it's not even loaded when using bash as the login shell > > IIUC; however, in all cases the resulting environment is generally > > pretty sane, so adding our own custom settings on top through the > > user's profile works nicely. > > > > Moreover, overriding setting in the user's profile instead of > > tweaking them globally is a better approach in general IMHO, so if > > there are specific features you'd like to address I would still > > rather deal with them in the user's profile if at all possible. > > Okay, so it looks like I misunderstood your comment: you were > advocating for sourcing /etc/profile in the user's shell profile. > > bash will actually load that file regardless, and on all Linux > distributions the result is that features such as bash completion > will be available to the user right after login, even with our > custom shell profile in place. > > FreeBSD, of course, behaves a little differently ;) You have to > source the bash_completion script manually if you want that > feature, as /etc/profile is tailored to the classic Bourne shell > so it won't do that for you, and there is no such thing as a > global bashrc that you can use. > > All in all, it's pretty simple to add, but I think it's okay for > it to be a follow-up patch. Are there more features you had in > mind?
In that case and for FreeBSD there is no need to handle it. I was mostly concerned about Linux distributions. Reviewed-by: Pavel Hrdina <phrd...@redhat.com>
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