[ILUG] .profile not setting env vars
airlied at csn.ul.ie
Wed Nov 28 17:18:45 GMT 2001
why the #! at the start of a .profile... I would've thought this was
On Wed, 28 Nov 2001, Glenn Wearen wrote:
> my .profile looks like this...
> PATH=$PATH:/additionalpath/;export PATH
> ENVAR=VALUE;export ENVAR
> the output of env at the prompt confirms the new path is set, but ENVAR does
> not appear to be set!
> Generally, existing environment variables are updated, new environment
> variables are not added though. Any ideas?
David Airlie, Software Engineer
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