Set an environment variable

Christian christian at spam.not
Fri Oct 21 09:26:40 CEST 2005


Erik Max Francis wrote:
> Christian wrote:
> 
>> Can I write a .py script that calls a .sh script that executes the 
>> export command and then calls another .py script (and how would the 
>> first .py script look)?
> 
> No, the shell script that the Python program would invoke would be a 
> different process and so commands executed in it would have no effect on 
> the state of another.
> 

So executing an .sh script that calls a .py script works different when 
executed from a command promt than when executed from a starter .py script?



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