.profile

andru sprott andru at btinternet.com
Sun Nov 5 16:24:01 PST 2000


> 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.

k peeps, i figured out that i should be editin .bash_profile

andrew




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