AIX reading /etc/environment out of step.

Sandor W. Sklar ssklar at
Thu Feb 7 02:03:25 EST 2002

At 3:15 PM +0100 2/6/02, H.G.Borrmann wrote:
>The init process reads /etc/environment when it starts and puts all 
>variables in
>its environment which is inherited by all
>processes. So there is no need to read /etc/environment again. Thats 
>what I know.

If that is true, then you are saying that a system reboot is required 
whenever changes are made to that file?  I don't think so.

   Sandor W. Sklar  -  Unix Systems Administrator  -  Stanford University ITSS
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