Re: I know it sounds impossible



On Fri, 27 Feb 2009 13:17:52 -0500, user1 wrote:

Larry Gates wrote:

LIBRARY_PATH doesn't seem to do much. In some sense, there's two PATH's:
there's the system variable, which you see when you use the set command,
and then there's the user variable called PATH.


Not quite.

The system and user strings are concatenated to give a single result.
The set command shows the result of the concatenation.

Concatenated how? Is it that the user ones are placed at the end of the
system ones?

How about this:

C:\MinGW\source>g95 common7.F90 -Wall -o f.exe
g95: installation problem, cannot exec `as': Invalid argument

C:\MinGW\source>set
ALLUSERSPROFILE=C:\Documents and Settings\All Users
APPDATA=C:\Documents and Settings\dan\Application Data
CLIENTNAME=Console
CommonProgramFiles=C:\Program Files\Common Files
COMPUTERNAME=TJA1-D5768E2D16
ComSpec=C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe
FP_NO_HOST_CHECK=NO
HOMEDRIVE=C:
HOMEPATH=\Documents and Settings\dan
LIBRARY_PATH=D:\MinGW\lib\gcc-lib\i686-pc-mingw32\4.0.4;D:\MinGW\lib
LOGONSERVER=\\TJA1-D5768E2D16
NUMBER_OF_PROCESSORS=1
OS=Windows_NT
Path= C:\Perl\site\bin;C:\Perl\bin;C:\MinGW\bin;
C:\WINDOWS\system32;C:\WINDOWS;
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Wbem;E:\gfortran\libexec\gcc\i586-pc-mingw32\4.4.0;E:\gfortr
an\bin
PATHEXT=.COM;.EXE;.BAT;.CMD;.VBS;.VBE;.JS;.JSE;.WSF;.WSH
PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE=x86
PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER=x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 10, AuthenticAMD
PROCESSOR_LEVEL=15
PROCESSOR_REVISION=040a
ProgramFiles=C:\Program Files
PROMPT=$P$G
SESSIONNAME=Console
SystemDrive=C:
SystemRoot=C:\WINDOWS
TEMP=C:\DOCUME~1\dan\LOCALS~1\Temp
TMP=C:\DOCUME~1\dan\LOCALS~1\Temp
USERDOMAIN=TJA1-D5768E2D16
USERNAME=dan
USERPROFILE=C:\Documents and Settings\dan
windir=C:\WINDOWS

C:\MinGW\source>

What silly thing have I done now?
--
larry gates

Oh, wait, that was Randal...nevermind...
-- Larry Wall in <199709261754.KAA23761@xxxxxxxx>
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