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Old 01-31-2014
Shell Script for Setting Env Variables

Hello All.

Good Afternoon.

I need one small help regarding setting of env variables for a particular host by getting it from the DB.

For ex :

1. I am using LOCALHOST.
2. When I run a ./hostset.sh it should pick up the Oracle home details from associated DB and set it.

Please let me know is it a possible one. I am new this UNIX and I went through some of the links but not quite understanding the concept.

Thank you all for your help in advance.

Regards,
Pavan
# 2  
Old 01-31-2014
Hi, try sourcing the script.
Code:
. ./hostset.sh

Notice the first dot..

That way variables are changed in your current environment. If you execute the script, then it only affects the separate environment that that script runs in.

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