environment variables

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Sun Apr 10 11:55:36 PDT 2005

> Hi all.
> In order to set an environment variable at boot time,
> something like http_proxy, where would I do that?

Depends somewhat on what it is and what it is for.
But, many things you can set in /etc/rc.conf.

Things specific to certain applications should probably be done
either in their config files or in the /usr/local/etc/rc.d/xxx.sh script.

> Thanks in advance.
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