[USRP-users] Reg : Image Downloader

Neel Pandeya neel.pandeya at ettus.com
Wed Oct 21 13:24:21 EDT 2015

This is an important point, Marcus.

Sumit, could you please show verbatim what commands you're running and how
you're setting the environment variables?

On 21 October 2015 at 10:18, Marcus D. Leech <mleech at ripnet.com> wrote:

> On 10/21/2015 01:14 PM, Marcus Müller wrote:
>> I'm really out of my depth here, Sumit. The manual proxy specification
>> should really do the same as the environment variable. I can follow the
>> code path manually.
>> My guess is that somethings slightly different; I know I'm getting a
>> little too persistent, but what does
>> echo "$http_proxy"
>> say?
>> Best regards,
>> Marcus
>> Also, something to understand about environment variables.  They
> propagate *downwards* in the process tree, not *ACROSS*. So if you
> export foo=bar
> In one shell window, processes created from that shell will inherit "foo",
> but that doesn't change the environment anywhere else.
> This is why "standard" environment variables are usually set in the
> .bashrc and/or .profile file, so that they appear in the first shell
> created, and propagate downwards from that.  Further, a shell variable is
> NOT an environment variable, unless you "export" it.
> Further, some terminal window implementations default to starting the
> shell *NOT* in login mode, so that your .profile/.bashrc is never
>   processed before the shell in that window is started...
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