environment variables in ssh non-interactive shell
Tue Nov 13 20:26:00 GMT 2012
in the doc on the environment file, it explicitly states that there
can only be key/value pairs, no commands.
I tried, and it generates an error.
But like I said I sort of got it to work, so thanks!
On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:04 PM, Eliot Moss <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 11/12/2012 7:10 AM, Ariel Sommeria wrote:
>> I'm trying to use environment variables to pilot a windows system
>> through cygwin+ssh. Things work nicely with an interactive shell, but
>> mess up with a non-interactive shell because my environment variables
>> aren't set.
>> I've set PermitUserEnvironment to yes in my sshd_config, I've set
>> BLA=bla in .ssh/environment. Now when in my script I call 'env', I do
>> see BLA in it. However echo $BLA doesn't echo anything.
>> The only similar issue and suggestion I've found is this:
>> Obviously I use the environment file, but it doesn't help.
>> Does anyone have an idea what could be wrong?
> I wonder whether you *exported* the variables in question.
> will put the setting in your environment, but does not automatically
> add it to the environment of things you invoke. For that to happen,
> you need to say:
> export BLA=bla
> (or have 'set =a' active in bash).
> Regards -- Eliot Moss
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