Re: NFS, afterstep, and multiple OS's

Doug Alcorn (
04 Apr 1999 23:00:28 -0400

Keith Jackson <> writes:

> hi,
> i run afterstep at work, where i have an ultra sparc, and a pc.  we
> mount our home directories over nfs.  when the problem arises, is when i
> want different configurations between the solaris, and the linux
> version.  
> what is the best way to deal with this type of situation?
> thx,

Probably the OSTYPE environment variable.  I am not sure how this gets 
set, but it is defined as linux-gnu on my box (debian).

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