[ardour-users] PKG_CONFIG_PATH?

dragon fly perodog at hotmail.com
Tue Oct 25 13:33:38 PDT 2005

typing 'set'in the comand line gives out sth about bash
i am using bash, the confusion was the first suggestion about export
the second suggestion, using the "=" sign, does not gives out an error
just nothing really changes running scons after that

>From: jim stockford <jim at well.com>
>To: Wolfgang Woehl <tito at rumford.de>
>CC: ardour-users at lists.ardour.org
>Subject: Re: [ardour-users] PKG_CONFIG_PATH?
>Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 13:25:02 -0700
>export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig:$PKG_CONFIG_PATH
>is the command you issued,
>and if the shell response to that command is
>$PKG_CONFIG_PATH: undefined variable
>then you are using the C shell. verify this by typing
>on the command line; you should see the variable
>or similar.
>the command form you've entered is for the BASH shell,
>not for the C shell. so use the BASH shell.
>     Beware of loading the BASH shell to run the command,
>in that if you subsequently terminate the BASH shell,
>you'll lose the variable; things will be as if you'd never
>run the command at all.
>     it is probably a good idea to set the BASH shell as your
>default shell for the reason that most documentation
>assumes the BASH shell and presents commands using
>BASH shell notation.
>     if you do so, you can use the C shell whenever you
>like for special purposes (beware the same problem
>with respect to environment variables: you'll lose them
>entirely when you terminate the C shell and resume
>using the BASH shell.
>assuming your csh prompt is % here's how to load BASH
>% /bin/bash
>$  # the dollar sign shows the BASH shell is now running
>     # as long as you keep using the BASH shell, your commands
>     # will "take"; just don't terminate the BASH shell until you're
>     # done with all your work.
>On Oct 25, 2005, at 1:01 PM, Wolfgang Woehl wrote:
> > "dragon fly" <perodog at hotmail.com>:
> >> well i found some .pc files in /usr/lib/pkgconfig/, but trying to
> >> export that, i get the message: ... not a valid indentifier
> >
> > export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig:$PKG_CONFIG_PATH
> >                      ^^^
> >
> >
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