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Bug#72140: Setting up libraries too slow

Previously Eray Ozkural wrote:
> It's just overgrown, and most software is installed ad hoc. You need to
> set up a lot of environment variables to get things running.

That's a problem with your university setup then, it doesn't apply to

> I haven't been able to find such a remark about environment variables
> in this thread, but I assume that it is not an option because all packages
> would have to be modified, etc.

It's not possible because:
1. an environment setting shouldn't be necessary to get things running
2. it doesn't work at all for setuid/setgid programs since they ignore
3. a postinst can't modify the environment of other processes anyway


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