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Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 15:49:42 +0200
From: "Eli Zaretskii" <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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Subject: Re: Setting Env Var from within make
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> Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 14:03:50 +0100
> From: Martin Steuer <martinSteuer AT gmx DOT de>
> >
> >Yes, this is normal behavior.  Programs can only change the
> >environment of their child programs, but not of their parent,
> >including a shell.
> 
> So what would you do to set an environment var from within a
> makefile.

Like this:

  export FOO = bar

This will put "FOO=bar" into the environment of every program run by
Make from this makefile.

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