[nycbug-talk] what are your usefull hacks, the real simple ones

Peter Wright pete at nomadlogic.org
Mon May 8 14:55:22 EDT 2006

> On 5/8/06, Peter Wright <pete at nomadlogic.org> wrote:
>> ok, this one is dumb - and more of a pet peeve thing.  but i've grown
>> fond
>> of defining your path's ala:
>> # from ~/.cshrc
>> set path = ( ~/bin /bin /sbin\
>> /usr/{bin,sbin,X11R6/bin,local/bin,local/sbin,games} .)
>> not sure why, but on most linux type os's i've used they do not seem to
>> define path's in this way by default...
> It may have to do with which, or which version of, csh you are using.
> Tcsh has
> a lot of changes over csh and this may have something to do with it.
> Also it may
> have to do with the simple fact that the other way is simpler, no
> shell expansion
> to figure out.
hmm, i'll have to check that out.  i know this works ok with tcsh/csh on
both open and freebsd.  i'll be testing it out on IRIX when time permits. 
can't really hack my linux environment at the moment though...


Peter Wright
pete at nomadlogic.org

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