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Old 12-17-2001, 10:42 PM   #1
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Question getting message to set environmet variable


I assume I do this in .profile with an editor.

If so what do I put there ?


Trying to set the CC variable ????
 
Old 12-18-2001, 02:00 AM   #2
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You could add the line (w/o quotes)
"cc=gcc"
and then add "cc" to the export line,
but unless youve got something weird of a distro this shouldnt be necessary. "Modern" sources come with "configure" which tracks down the values for the compiler on your system.
 
Old 01-15-2002, 10:48 PM   #3
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It depends on what shell you use. If you use bash ( most distro's )

try 'export CC=gcc'

Basically 'export variable=value'. This differ's from regular bourne shell where you have to separate the export command, eg 'CC=gcc ; export CC' And C shell, tcsh, you can get away with 'setenv CC="gcc"'

You need to add the export line in your .profile only if you want that variable to be set whenever you log into the computer.
 
  


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