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Re: [SLUG] Environment Variables


chesty was once rumoured to have said:
> On Wed, Feb 21, 2001 at 02:07:16PM +1100, Crossfire wrote:
> > yes, you set it in the environment one level up.
> > 
> > Of course, this may not be practical in most cases.
> > 
> > In which case you add it to your .bashrc/.profile/.login/.whatever so
> > it gets set when you log in.
> 
> Is that the full answer?
> 
> Don't you need to export it as well?
> 
> TOMCAT_HOME=/dev/bush
> JAVA_HOME=/dev/mug
> 
> export TOMCAT_HOME JAVA_HOME

Thats sh/bash specific.  and unless you export it, it doesn't actually
become part of the environment anyway, so what I said still holds
true.

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