Re: Structure of /etc/profile
CD Rasmussen writes:
>I like this idea. Too bad there's not a reliable indicator to use in
>/etc/profile to gate the the non-environment code. I have not found
>DISPLAY to be a good indicator.
>Is this a requirement for a small utility to indicate that its process
>family was started by xdm?
>Would it solve the problem if you set an envar in Xsession before
>sourcing /etc/profile? (Like "export XDM=:")
FYI, Unixware sets XDM_LOGIN=yes to indicate this, though I'm not sure
at what point it happens.
Richard Kettlewell firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.elmail.co.uk/staff/richard/