.profile

andru sprott andru at btinternet.com
Sun Nov 5 16:05:45 PST 2000


hi all

i'm  tryn to install the qt library and hence kde. before i can run
../configure for qt, i have to create a QTDIR environment variable
i added lines to add the qtdir to the PATH, MANPATH and
LD_LIBRARY_PATH, variables to /root/.profile but they
don't seem to be gettin created. i tried loggin out and in and
even rebootin. i appended

QTDIR=/usr/local/qt; export QTDIR
PATH=$PATH::/usr/X11/bin:$QTDIR/bin; export PATH
MANPATH=$MANPATH:$QTDIR/doc/man; export MANPATH
LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:$QTDIR/lib; export LD_LIBRARY_PATH

phew, that was a lot of typin. anyway, when i relog in and try
set, i nothin changes, and when i configure qt it says that $QTDIR
is blank.

tia
andrew




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