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Export shell variables to child processes. More information: https://www.gnu.org/software/bash/manual/bash.html#index-export.

  • Set an environment variable:

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

  • Unset an environment variable:

export -n {{VARIABLE}}

  • Export a function to child processes:

export -f {{FUNCTION_NAME}}

  • Append a pathname to the environment variable PATH:

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