[lug] Errrr, or PATH variables....

Hugh Brown hugh at math.byu.edu
Fri Aug 11 12:19:44 MDT 2000

If you want it to stick just for you, you need to stick it either in
~/.bashrc or in ~/.bash_profile or ~/.profile

I don't remember which one.

If you are doing the below at the prompt it is only good for that


John Starkey wrote:

> PATH=/bin,~/bin,/whateverelse
> (in BASH)
> Why won't it hold when I exit? I don't want to manipulate /etc/profile.
> I'm trying to set $ORACLE_HOME. I go thru this PATH problem every fewe
> months and I can't remember if I fix ever got it to work. I only have a
> couple users so it's not a common thing.

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