Adding environment variables to bash.
fredrik at pythonware.com
Thu Sep 11 11:08:50 CEST 2008
aditya shukla wrote:
> Can i add any environment variable to bash from my python script? so
> that when i use env command then i can see that environment variable.
not if you run the script from the shell.
when a process starts, it gets a *copy* of the parent's environment. it
can modify that copy, but it cannot modify the variables in the parent.
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