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Re: environment variables



On Mon, 01 Jun 2009 09:43:31 -0500, Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:

> Thufir wrote:
>> Just curious about the best way to manage env var's.  I edited /etc/
>> profile which works fine, but what happens when a new version of java
>> gets installed?
>> 
>> 
> A better way is to add files to /etc/profile.d - you can use the ones
> there as examples. The ones with ending in .csh are used if you are
> using a c type shell, (csh, tcsh, etc) and the ones ending in .sh are
> for sh type shells. (sh, bash, zsh, etc)

I would assume that this is a common problem with a common solution 
represented in a repository.  Is that incorrect?


-Thufir


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