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Re: [vox-tech] Inheriting env variables when you do a su
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Re: [vox-tech] Inheriting env variables when you do a su




Richard Crawford wrote:

> Say, for instance, I have a startup script that looks something like this:
>
> SPIFFY_VAR=/home/stuff
>
> .
> .
> .
>
> su process_user -c "SPIFFY_VAR=$SPIFFY_VAR"
>
> Is there a way for process_user to inherit the value of SPIFFY_VAR when I
> do the su so that I don't have to redeclare them constantly?

Sure: export SPIFFY_VAR. Then the -c option is not needed.

>  It just
> seems like it would cut down on the number of errors I might end up
> making.
>
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