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Re: Inherit the path environment from .bash_profile (Mac OS 10.5)

From: Peter Dyballa
Subject: Re: Inherit the path environment from .bash_profile (Mac OS 10.5)
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 17:27:56 +0200

Am 06.08.2010 um 16:04 schrieb Jim Crossley:

Peter Dyballa writes:


A different method is composing a file ~/.MacOSX/environment.plist. It
sets the environment for all processes at boot time. Read more here:

Offtopic, sorry, but speaking of environment.plist, I was shocked to
find out there's no way to do substitution in a plist file. Hence, you
can't define variables in terms of other variables, which makes that
file needlessly verbose and error prone.

Yes. One has to be aware of what one did. OTOH, it's probably sufficient for a dozen *basic* settings, PATH, MANPATH, INFOPATH, LANG, LC_CTYPE...



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