Subject: Re: /etc/login.conf
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/07/1999 09:53:02
der Mouse  <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA> writes:

> >      lang             string    Set $LANG environment variable.
> >      manpath          path      Default search path for manpages.
> >      path             path      Default search path.
> >      setenv           list      A comma-separated list of env vars/vals.
> >      timezone         string    Default value of $TZ environment variable.
> Given setenv, why do lang, manpath, path, and timezone exist?  And how
> do you put a comma in an environment variable?  (Or since this is
> termcap-like, a colon, which is especially relevant for path and
> manpath?)

Who says the shell is really a "proper" shell?