Problem with startkde ~/.kde/env/*.sh and environment sanitizing

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at
Thu May 31 23:39:45 BST 2007

On Thursday 31 May 2007, Stephen Dowdy wrote:
> I have a script that exists as ~/.kde/env/
> This script contains:
> export LOCALDOMAIN=" blah.blah boo.hoo"
> I can see from adding diagnostic statements into /usr/bin/startkde that
> this script is indeed sourced and that, after sourcing, the environment
> contains "LOCALDOMAIN".
> I see that this variable is no longer in the environment when attempting
> to reference it from the mini-cli.  Other variables i setup in
> or other ~/.kde/env/*.sh scripts *DO* exist.

This could be related to this thread on kde-devel


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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