Re: Bug#133578: gdm bug #133578. Intend to NMU.
Petter Reinholdtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Perhaps the documentation for /etc/environment on Linux should be
> changed to say that "The /etc/environment file contains variables
> specifying the basic environment for all processes"? I see no point
> in coming up with a new way to create a file for global environment
> settings when /etc/environment already can and parhaps even is
> expected to do that.
I tend to agree, but not only the documentation needs to be
changed. IIRC programs started from a WM's menu don't know anything
about settings in /etc/environment, at least in woody.
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie