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export

Command to mark shell variables in the current environment to be exported with any newly forked child processes.

  • Set a new environment variable:

export {{VARIABLE}}={{value}}

  • Remove an environment variable:

export -n {{VARIABLE}}

  • Mark a shell function for export:

export -f {{FUNCTION_NAME}}

  • Append something to the PATH variable:

export PATH=$PATH:{{path/to/append}}