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From: "Marshall McMullen" <marshall.mcmullen@...>
Subject: Re: Re: gcc: binary path
Date: Fri, 20 Apr 2007 16:25:58 -0500
Yep, that one works better for me, thanks for that! Incidently, I just
added something like this to the top of my ~/.bashrc file:

#!/bin/bash

# What is our prefix?
EPREFIX="$HOME/.overlay"

if [ -z ${IN_EPREFIX} ]; then
    echo "Entering Gentoo Prefix ${EPREFIX}"

    # set the prefix shell in the environment
    SHELL=${SHELL##*/}
    export SHELL=${EPREFIX}/bin/${SHELL}
    export IN_EPREFIX=1
    $SHELL -l || echo "Failed to start the Prefix shell, this is
probably because you didn't emerge the shell $SHELL" > /dev/stderr
fi



On 4/20/07, Fabian Groffen <grobian@g.o> wrote:
> Ok, what about attached patch?
>
> On 20-04-2007 22:38:31 +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > On 20-04-2007 15:21:45 -0500, Marshall McMullen wrote:
> > > I know this is an old thread, but what I was trying to say is that
> > > this script assumes that the shell used outside of prefix is in the
> > > same path as the one inside prefix.  Specifically, there is no
> > > "/bin/bash" on our AIX 5.2, only /usr/bin/bash.  Whereas in the
> > > prefix, it's looking for $EPREFIX/bin/bash.  This line fouls things
> > > up:
> > >
> > > export SHELL=${EPREFIX}${SHELL}
> > >
> > > Since my shell is /usr/bin/bash It's going to look for
> > > $EPREFIX/usr/bin/bash, which is not installed in $EPREFIX, it's at
> > > $EPREFIX/bin/bash.
> >
> > Ok, you got a valid point there...
>
> --
> Fabian Groffen
> Gentoo on a different level
>
>


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