scope of session env. var profiles

Milian Wolff mail at
Fri Nov 24 11:22:40 UTC 2017

On Freitag, 24. November 2017 10:12:58 CET René J.V. Bertin wrote:
> Hi,
> Quick question: are env. variable profiles global or session-specific,
> what's their scope and when are they applied? Specifically, does KDevelop
> see the variables itself so that you could e.g. set logging output specific
> to a particular session?
> It doesn't seem to work for me to set QT_LOGGING_RULES this way, and I see a
> way to select a session-specific profile. Am I doing something wrong or
> trying something that isn't (yet?) implemented?

The env vars are only used for child processes like make, cmake etc. Grep for 
the API usage, it's trivial. Please Rene, how often do we need to tell you to 
do the simple tasks yourself instead of bothering us and wasting our time?

Milian Wolff
mail at
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