Re: Is there / should there be a default locale setting on Debian systems ?
On Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 10:46:47PM +0100, Sebastian Leske wrote:
> 2) There is no place to put a systemwide environment var setting that should
> be available to *all* applications
> If you put a setting into /etc/profile , it will only be read by login shells
> starting up, not e.g. by X programs. For those, it needs to be put into
A long time ago I've patched xdm (locally) to read /etc/environment.
I think that I even mailed the patch to debian-devel/devel-policy but
it was never set into the policy.