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Re: [SLUG] Environment Variables

Sure, stick it /etc/profile for system wide ~/.profile for users.



btw, an alternate answer is RTFM (man bash).

On Wed, 21 Feb 2001, Basil Dewhurst wrote:

> Dear SLUGgers,
> Perhaps someone could give me a hand with what I think should be a fairly
> simple query.
> I'm installing a Museum Collection Management System (CMS) called Museolog.
> It requires PostgreSQL, Tomcat, and the latest JDK.  Is there a way to
> ensure that an environment variable you might create, like say TOMCAT_HOME
> or JAVA_HOME, persists after the terminal you created them in is closed?
> Any help would be greatly appreciated!
> Cheers,
> Baz