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A subtle fix for hard-to-diagnose installer hangs
Authored by: veloso on Jul 25, '05 07:03:37PM

Messing with your environment is a time-honored way to break stuff. I know someone who replaced tar with gnutar on all our HP boxes, breaking pretty much every tar-based product on hp-ux.

If you customize your environment, be willing to pay the price. I myself added a bunch of stuff to /etc/profille, but don't generally bother to alias stuff because of issues like this.

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