After updating environment variables by modifying the environment.plist file, is there an alternative to logging out and back in again in order to reload the variables and use the new values, much like I would do using
source ~/.bashrc in bash.
I'm not entirely sure what you are trying to accomplish, but I would skip the environment.plist and add it directly into my .bashrc file. The you can
Of course if you are looking for these variables to be available to the UI, then I'm not sure you have any choice.