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comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 2/7
Section - 41) Why isn't my PATH set when xdm runs my .xsession file?

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	When xdm runs your .xsession it doesn't source your .cshrc or .login
files. You can set the path explicitly as you normally could for any SH
script; or you can place all environment-setting statements in a separate file
and source it from both the .xsession file and your shell configuration file;
or, if you set your PATH in your .cshrc file, the normal place, you can make
your .xsession have PATH set simply by making it a csh script, i.e. by starting
your .xsession file off with "#!/bin/csh".
	If this doesn't work, also try starting off with:
	#!/bin/sh # Reset path:  PATH=`csh -c 'echo $PATH'` ; export PATH

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Top Document: comp.windows.x Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 2/7
Previous Document: 40) How to I have xdm put a picture behind the log-in window?
Next Document: 42) How do I keep my $DISPLAY when I rlogin to another machine?

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