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HOME variable undefined

April 28, 2010 — BarryK
The 'fixmenus' script gets called in a place where it doesn't work properly. At bootup, /etc/rc.d/rc.update calls it at a version update of the 'pupsave' file, but at that time 'HOME' variable is not defined, which breaks some programs that fixmenus calls -- such as 'obmenu-refresh'.

I have put in a test in /usr/sbin/fixmenus to set HOME='/root' if not defined. This script is in 'xdg_puppy' PET package, now ''. Woof will now use that.


Username: zigbert
I have updated fixmenus in DuDE to meet this issue. Added line: [b][ ! "$HOME" ] && HOME='/root'[/b] Did I get it right? Sigmund"28 Apr 2010, 16:35"01543"'HOME"BarryK"Change it to: [ ! "$HOME" ] && export HOME='/root' Username: 28 Apr 2010, 19:29
"01543"'re:HOME"zigbert"Thank you"28 Apr 2010, 20:04"01543"'Re HOME again"BarryK"No, I got it wrong. When rc.update is executing, HOME='/', so need this in fixmenus: [ "$HOME" = "/" ] && HOME='/root' export HOME Username: 1 May 2010, 13:32

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