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Re: /etc/profile no longer used

On Sun, 1 Jun 2003 12:42:13 -0600
bob@proulx.com (Bob Proulx) wrote:

> Let me admit to being somewhat of a troll.  I am actually familiar
> with AIX and use of /etc/environment there.  Programs that grew up on

> There is almost no documentation on it.  The format of the file is
> almost completely guesswork.  There are no standard methods to load
> data from it.  All of those things would make me too nervous to
> actually use it.  I would not recommend anyone use /etc/environment at
> this time when it is in such a poor state of documentation, with such
> a lack of standardization and with such a low amount of general
> acceptance.

OK, you got me. :)

Thanks for the explanation.


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