Console i18n(fonts).

James Iwanek mail at chthon.freeserve.co.uk
Sat May 18 09:02:16 PDT 2002


anyone who is interested see bug #352 on bugzilla and/or show your support
here
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James Iwanek

"James Iwanek" <mail at chthon.freeserve.co.uk> wrote in message
news:ac5t8g$qiq$1 at shadowfax.linuxfromscratch.org...
> ok guys im gonna add the base changes 2 bugzilla
> amir - fancy writing a hint on the user side of things?
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> James Iwanek
>
> "Bill Maltby LFS Related" <lfsbill at wlmcs.com> wrote in message
> news:Pine.LNX.4.10.10205181131150.26826-100000 at wlmlx1.wlmcs.com...
> >
> > On Sat, 18 May 2002, James Iwanek wrote:
> >
> > > i think we should have a balence on this one - system wide defaults in
> the
> > > loadkeys script (after all each user of a system dosnt have their own
> > > keyboard)
> > > and then show them how to setup fonts and other bits in their
> .bash_profile
> >
> > Very reasonable - and the way *IX systems have traditionally
> > handled multi-user setup/config issues. That strategy has a
> > good pedigree.
> >
> > Olthough, from a workload POV, maybe just a pointer to a hint
> > on the per-user-customization issues would be bettr.
> >
> > >
> > > btw while im at it i think the book should avoid using ~/.bash_profile
> and
> > > use /etc/profile which is for system defaults -
> >
> > Again, right on the mark. In my BILLS BLFS setup, various configure
> > things are stashed in /etc/profile and the things that are user
> > specific are stashed in /etc/skel *prof* and *rc* files.
> >
> > > this might stop some people
> > > moaning because the new user they created dosnt seem to use the
defaults
> > > they have set in their /root/.bash_profile - or at least mention that
> the
> > > /root/.bash_profile wont set system wide defaults in the book
> > >
> > > (same for ~/.vimrc <--> /etc/vimrc)
> > >
> > > just my point of view
> > >
> > > -----
> > > James Iwanek
> > > "Ian Molton" <spyro at armlinux.org> wrote in message
> > > news:20020518153015.5580de21.spyro at armlinux.org...
> > > > On Sat, 18 May 2002 17:03:05 +0200
> > > > Erika Pacholleck <pchllck at nexgo.de> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Setting a font is no task of initscripts but a user matter because
> > > >
> > > > <cut>
> > > >
> > > > I agree. dont put them in init scripts.
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