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.profile initial values in hp ux vs SunOS


Does .profile file have any intial values by default. I m presently migrating an application from HP UX to SUN OS. Please share the precautions needs to be taken during migration of .profile file.

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A .profile (i.e. a user's profile) doesn't exist by default. The user (be it root, or anyone else) needs to create it. /etc/profile on Solaris does not define very much.
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