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Re: PATH variable construction.



On Wed, 2 Oct 2002, Aaron Konstam wrote:

> Here is an example of having to forget something when you learn something. I
> used to know this. How is the user's $PATH variable constructed. It seems
> rc.sysinit, /etc/profile and finally .bash_profile are involved; but there
> must be a step I am missing because my paths contain directories that don't
> from any of these. For example, where is /usr/local/bin added?
> 

Do you have  ~/.bash_login or ~/.profile files?  Another possibility is 
/etc/anacrontab.  

Oisin Feeley





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