Re: Test Report (was: Re: boot-floppies_2.0.4 (source i386) uploaded)
Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> wrote:
> I did hear something about /etc/envronment, but I'm not sure what purpose it
> has and if it works for all shells, etc. Well, I hope it is okay to change
> /etc/profile, as it is *very* annoying for non-english users (esp. first
> time user) to have to guess keys (and not knowing how to fix this).
In my opinion, /etc/environment should be supported by init (with a
few sanity checks to avoid wedging the system), login, su, cron, ...
That said, the only applications I'm aware of that explicitly support
/etc/environment are sshd and xdm.
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