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Old 04-09-2004, 04:22 PM   #1
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set environment variables using GUI?

My company is trying to implement a GUI installer for our product and right now we're trying to implement a completely GUI way of setting the envrionment variables in the profile so that the GUI will run. Any ideas at all?
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If the environment variables are just used for your installer program, you could have the variable=value; settings in the properties->execute line of gui installer preceding the actual installer program.
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Hi -

Similarly, if you need these environment variables set permanently - for all users - you can have your GUI installer program update the system-wide environment file (for example, create or modify the host's "/etc/profile.local" file.

Hope that helps .. PSM


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