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Re: Setting environment variables for nix service

From: Oleg Pykhalov
Subject: Re: Setting environment variables for nix service
Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 17:08:32 +0300
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dario <> writes:

> Two
> questions:
> 1. What is the proper way to do this? I am using gdm and exwm, and
> adding the line to any of ~/.profile, ~/.xprofile, ~/.zprofile, or
> ~/.bash_profile does not seem to have any effect in exwm.

Probably GDM doesn't read those files by design.

Could you try ‘~/.bashrc’, please?

> 2. Couldn't the nix service take care of this automatically? I'd be
> happy to contribute a corresponding path once I have the answer to my
> first question.

Probably yes, and the patch is welcome!  ;-) Just one consideration - I
think it should be optional, in case the automation will brake because
of Nix update or highly customized system.


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