On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Michael Hampicke <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I thought the incantation is:
>> * env-update && source /etc/profile
>> has this changed?
> No it hasn't, just looked in the gentoo handbook.
> I never can remember what command to run first, so I execute both of
> them two times
Here's how I understand it:
1) env-update rebuilds /etc/environment from /etc/env.d/.
2) /etc/environment is sourced from /etc/profile, so
3) you get the updated /etc/environment when you source /etc/profile.