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Old 12-03-2004, 08:19 AM   #1
alaios
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export variables


Hi i need to set some variables....

The problem is that the variables are denoted inside a script file....
Inside the script file i export some variables export TEST=/bin/ls

i execute the script as sh myscript.sh
after the script finish execution the variables are not set... I think that the problem is that the children terminates...

Any suggestion?
 
Old 12-03-2004, 09:01 AM   #2
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If these are variables that your user needs set, just add them to their .bashrc or .bash_profile or even the /etc/profile file which is the global one, why create a script to run yourself each time? Better details get better reponses.
 
Old 12-04-2004, 04:19 AM   #3
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I am talking about bash scripts.... I need a script that creates some enviaronmental variables when finishes execution
 
Old 12-04-2004, 07:33 AM   #4
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Run the script with 'source myscript.sh'. The source command will run the script in your interactive shell (unlike sh which launches a new shell).
 
  


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