export variable inheritance question
Scott James Remnant
scott at netsplit.com
Sat Oct 3 00:14:02 BST 2009
On Fri, 2009-10-02 at 15:41 -0700, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> We recently ran into a slightly unexpected side-effect where we
> exported a variable in a jobfile, like so:
> # job1
> env VAR=1
> export VAR
> # job2
> start on job1
> And $VAR was visible from job2 with the value set in job1 (in this
> case $VAR => 1). Is that intended behavior?
That's what export does. It places the value of the named environment
variables into the event environment.
What were you using it for? :)
Have you ever, ever felt like this?
Had strange things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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