Re: global environment variables?
On Tue, Dec 04, 2001 at 10:56:26AM +0100, Joachim Trinkwitz wrote:
| dman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
| > On Mon, Dec 03, 2001 at 03:51:32PM +0100, Joachim Trinkwitz wrote:
| > | No, if you are running gdm and GNOME then it's ~/.gnomerc -- this is
| > | the right file for your personal setup like environment variables. But
| > Oh, ok. Is there any documentation on it? man doesn't find any. Is
| > it just an sh script?
| It has the same format and purpose as the .xsession file.
Thanks for the info,
unfortunately gnome-session still doesn't keep these values.
Anything run from bash has the correct setting, but anything run from
panel (or sh (ash)) has the system default.
At least vim provides a work-around for it - in my .vimrc :
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user' as
meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver."