Working with environment variables.

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Thu Sep 11 02:53:01 CEST 2008


aditya shukla wrote:
> now this dosen't change the value of the  variable which was set earlier
> .Please help me in fixing this issue.

Are you trying to modify or add an environment var so the change is 
visible from the calling shell? That's not possible. You can't change 
the env var of a parent process.

Christian




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