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Re: About PATH environment variable on OSX

From: Harald Hanche-Olsen
Subject: Re: About PATH environment variable on OSX
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:01:53 +0200 (CEST)

[Jan Djärv <address@hidden> (2013-04-12 05:05:19 UTC)]

> The way to this on newer OSX is to create /etc/launchd.conf and put something 
> like:
> setenv PATH /usr/bin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/local/bin
> in there.  I have not tried this myself.
> I will test it and fix the documentation.

I think it's better to use /etc/launchd-user.conf instead. This will set PATH 
for all users. If you use /etc/launchd.conf, you are potentially setting the 
PATH variable for a whole host of system processes, and this could cause 
unwanted side effects.

- Harald

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