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Re: status of /etc/environment?

Well.... does this perhaps deserve it's own manpage? At least if it's
not deprecated?
I barely found any real documentation about it (how it's intended to be
used and so).

It seems to be 

Some init-scripts on my system merely use it as a location for the local
settings, e.g. console-screen.sh, keymap.sh and pcscd, overriden
by /etc/defaults/locale:
[ -r /etc/environment ] && ENV_FILE="/etc/environment"
[ -r /etc/default/locale ] && ENV_FILE="/etc/default/locale"
#then sourcing it somehow

One of Debian's derivates has some nice specification:


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