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I am running AIX 5.3. I have made changes to a user's .profile file (added a couple of environment variables).

Is there a command that I can use to re-process the .profile file for a particular user without them having to log out and then back in?

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up vote 4 down vote accepted

At the user's shell prompt:

source ~/.profile


. ~/.profile
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I do not have to do this often. I appreciate the quick response! – Buggabill Sep 25 '09 at 15:26

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