[PC-BSD Support] Can't set environmental variables that are in .profile

Martes Wigglesworth mailinglistmember at mgwigglesworth.net
Fri Oct 28 10:48:36 PDT 2011

Greetings list.

I have been working on trying to get my Java_HOME variable set using 
/etc/profile, and it seems that that variables are ignored when put into 
/etc/profile or ~/.profile

Where should I set these variables for use by developers working on the 

(I have been using linux too long, and have gotten used to plopping some 
executable script into /etc/profile.d . )


Martes G Wigglesworth

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