[ECOS] ecosconfig is ignoring environment variable ECOS_REPOSITORY!

Gary Thomas gary@mlbassoc.com
Tue Sep 27 18:11:00 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-09-26 at 15:55 -0700, Andrew Voelkel wrote:
> I'm trying to get up to speed with ecosconfig, since configtool seems to be
> quite flaky on my machine (GUI problems, like intermittently refusing to
> show the output window and/or the build tree). The command line tool isn't
> as desirable for me, but what the heck, ya do what ya gotta do ...
> Anyway, ecosconfig seems to ignore the environment variable ECO_REPOSITORY,
> which the documentation is the default search path for the repository!
> This baffles me.
> Imagine the silliness of putting a line in my .bashrc file which reads:
> Alias ecosconfig='/path-to-actual-ecosconfig-executable
> --srcdir=$ECOS_REPOSITORY'
> But that is exactly what I have to do to get it to work as advertised.

export ECOS_REPOSITORY=<path>

Run this directly, or put it in your .bashrc file

Exactly what did you try that did not work?

Gary Thomas                 |  Consulting for the
MLB Associates              |    Embedded world

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