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Old 02-21-2007, 11:20 PM   #1
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how to set environment variables in bash profile

I am new to creating packages in Linux we had prepared one software for that, we need to set the environment variables in the roots ./bash_profile in the users machine.
for example i want to add

is there any way this can be done through the makefile , rpms or in other way.

If I am not able to do this I can't distribute my software.

Actually I am preparing the rpm for this package

Please help me.

Thanks in advance

Last edited by praveenkorukonda; 02-21-2007 at 11:24 PM.
Old 02-21-2007, 11:40 PM   #2
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can't you check for the env's and print out a error if they are not set thus suggesting the user to set those variables?


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