[Nix-dev] setting environment values.

Luca Bruno lethalman88 at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 09:52:35 CET 2015

On 27/01/2015 19:48, Tim Sears wrote:
> I am writing a nix expression to port some libraries from another distro.
> The libraries have slightly non-standard locations so I would
> typically add some line to my .bashrc file like
> export SOMEVAR="somestring"
> export SOMEPATH=/opt/path/to/libs
> What is the nix way of doing this? I can set SOMEVAR="somestring" in
> the derivation expression, and it appears in my environment after
> executing nix-shell, but SOMEPATH should look like $out/path/to/libs
> and I am not sure how/where to set that. 
It's a little hard to answer such a question, we miss some information.
First of all, paste the expression.
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