[Lazarus] System variables visibility

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Mar 31 17:19:16 CEST 2016

On Thu, 31 Mar 2016, John Landmesser wrote:

> Hi,
> i developed an application ( Linux ) that need to know where $ORACLE_HOME 
> points to.
> The only way was to start my app with a shell-script, defining:
> #! /bin/bash
> export ORACLE_HOME=/usr/lib/oracle/....
> # run my app
> Lazarus_Oracle_app
> Had no success defining this variable in bashrc or profile.

That should work. Obviously you need to log in again.

> But why do i have to define this in my start-script?

That should not be necessary.
I have similar variables defined for Firebird, in my .login file.


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