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Bug 5062 - Scripting in /etc/profile.d/kde.csh is incorrect
Summary: Scripting in /etc/profile.d/kde.csh is incorrect
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdesupport
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
QA Contact:
Depends On:
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Reported: 1999-09-11 01:46 UTC by mrovner
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-09-24 19:55:17 UTC

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Description mrovner 1999-09-11 01:46:32 UTC
Script has sh code where csh code should be in two places

The lines are:

if ( echo ${PATH} | grep -q ${kdepath} ) then

They should read:

set kdepath="${KDEDIR}/bin"
if ( `echo ${PATH} | grep -q ${kdepath}` ) then

The problem is that csh doesn't take the "variable=value"
that sh does, and if you leave out the grave accents,
csh, or more precisely tcsh, interprets the | as an
arithmetical operator and fails.

With both these changes, the script seems to function
correctly.  Without it, it causes and error and stops
login script processing, but not login itself.

Comment 1 Preston Brown 1999-09-24 19:55:59 UTC
fixed for next release.

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