[texhax] Do not symlink when installing TeXLive 2008 on K/Ubuntu Intrepid or Debian systems

Sean Sieger sean.sieger at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 02:08:56 CET 2009

Andy Farnell <padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk> writes:

    .profile is used when you log in, .bashrc is exectuted
    if another bash shell is started. Usually both are run when
    you login. Having paths redundantly added in both
    will cause no harm. Having it only in .profile may
    not work if you log in as someone else. Having it in
    .bashrc would fail if you used a different shell.
    So, simple answer, it doesn't hurt to use both, but
    technically only one will suffice.

Thank you.

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