For the apple.stackexchange question "...how do I set the PATH environment variable unified..." a 2nd answer was given, which relates to the question, but IMHO does not answer a majority portion of the question. Here some details:
The question is about, how to set the PATH variable in a unified manner.
The 2nd answer details how to change the file
/etc/launch.conf. It is to note, that changing this file is needed for the overall answer.
The author of the answer does make the valid point that, when he searched for, how to change
/etc/launch.conf, the question came up.
The 1st answer does not detail the change of
So, the general problem is: What to do when an additional answer explains only a small (but unique portion) of the question, while an earlier answer explains more (but not what the additional question explains).
Finally, I think I should note that I am the initial asker and poster of the 1st answer.