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Re: PATH reordered when running zsh inside screen on Mac OS X Mountain Lion and MacPorts

Hi, I'm the MacPorts maintainer for zsh.

On Jan 28, 2013, at 3:22 PM, Phil Pennock <zsh-workers+phil.pennock@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> While MacPorts might override it, note that MacOS ships with an older
> version of zsh, so using two different config files creates issues.
> There's not a "clearly right" answer, "different config" or "same
> config" have their pros and cons, but for people trying to minimize the
> impact on administrators of users switching shells, with files in /etc/
> being maintained by a config management system, using the same files for
> the MacPorts build is IMO least likely to cause backlash that gets the
> MacPorts version forcibly uninstalled after someone has spent too long
> debugging an end-user complaint.

This is precisely my reasoning for not overriding the default setting. It also maintains consistency with the behavior of MacPorts' bash.


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