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Re: environment variables and ssh logins
- From: Gary Johnson <garyjohn at spk dot agilent dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 17 Apr 2008 18:02:44 -0700
- Subject: Re: environment variables and ssh logins
- References: <20080418010044.GE17899@suncomp1.spk.agilent.com>
On 2008-04-17, Gary Johnson wrote:
> I have several environment variables defined in the Windows Control
> Panel -> System -> Advanced -> Environment Variables -> System
> Variables list on my Windows XP box. If I run a Cygwin bash login
> shell locally on this machine, I can find all those environment
> variables in the output of the env command. However, if I ssh to
> the same machine, several of those environment variables are missing
> from my environment.
> For example, PATH is in both environments and is the same except for
> the extra :/bin component in the ssh version, and "CYGWIN=ntsec" is
> in both. However, PYTHONPATH is in the local environment but not in
> the ssh environment.
> Why are some but not all the environment variables defined in the
> System dialog inherited by ssh logins?
Yes, I have rebooted since setting PYTHONPATH.
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