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environment-modules-3.2.8a-2.el6.rfx RPM for x86_64

From DAG Extras packages for Red Hat Linux el6 x86_64

Name: environment-modules Distribution: RPMForge repository for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Version: 3.2.8a Vendor: Dag Apt Repository,
Release: 2.el6.rfx Build date: Wed May 18 21:34:34 2011
Group: Applications/Utilities Build host:
Size: 222338 Source RPM: environment-modules-3.2.8a-2.el6.rfx.src.rpm
Packager: Steve Huff <>
Summary: Dynamic modification of a user's environment
The Environment Modules package provides for the dynamic modification of a
user's environment via modulefiles.

Each modulefile contains the information needed to configure the shell for an
application. Once the Modules package is initialized, the environment can be
modified on a per-module basis using the module command which interprets
modulefiles. Typically modulefiles instruct the module command to alter or set
shell environment variables such as PATH, MANPATH, etc. modulefiles may be
shared by many users on a system and users may have their own collection to
supplement or replace the shared modulefiles.

Modules can be loaded and unloaded dynamically and atomically, in an clean
fashion. All popular shells are supported, including bash, ksh, zsh, sh, csh,
tcsh, as well as some scripting languages such as perl.

Modules are useful in managing different versions of applications. Modules can
also be bundled into metamodules that will load an entire suite of different






* Fri Apr 22 2011 Steve Huff <> - 3.2.8a-2
  - Marked .modulepath file as %config(noreplace) (thanks, Dr. Paul Cochrane!)
* Wed Apr 13 2011 Steve Huff <> - 3.2.8a-1
  - Initial package (ported from EPEL).



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