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Old 03-31-2004, 02:11 AM   #1
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How to allow exported value be reflected in all xterm shells?


I have two xterm shells (bash). In the first xterm shell, I did a export=HTTP_PROXY=http://my.proxy.com:8080. However, when I did a echo $HTTP_PROXY in the second xterm shell, the assigned value is not reflected. So for now, if I want to do a http transfer (which requires a proxy setting), I would need to re-export the HTTP_PROXY value.

Is there any way to allow all instances of the xterm shells to have the assigned value?

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Old 03-31-2004, 02:29 AM   #2
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If you want it to always be present in every shell you can put the command in your ~/.bash_profile.


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