Re: setting up environment variables
On 9/23/05, Bob Proulx <email@example.com> wrote:
You're misquoting me here. I didn't ask this:
> Nelson Castillo wrote:
> > Is this a run-level distinction then? Is /etc/profile is only involved
> > in setting up run-level 2?
> This has nothing at all to do with run levels.
I was curious about /etc/environment,
thanks a lot for your answer.
> > > I was unaware of the /etc/environment directory. Is this a Debian thing?
> > > A linux thing? An X thing?
> > Seems debian-specific.
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2005/01/msg04226.html
> It originated with IBM AIX. But no other systems picked it up that I
> know of before PAM started using it. Now /etc/environment is loaded
> by PAM authenticated login sessions. Which means that if the process
> is not PAM related that it does not use /etc/environment.
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