PSA: export != echo

Posted by Katie McLaughlin on June 26, 2014

If you're trying to interrogate your PATH environment variable, do not run export $PATH. This will set your PATH to PATH. This will be less than ideal.

Use echo $PATH and export PATH=foobar:$PATH to set.

~~~ the more^H^H^H^Hless you know^H^H^H^Hbreak ~~~