The following table lists and explains the environment variables Mimer SQL uses in Linux.
Used on macOS to locate shared libraries in runtime. Used to locate the home directory from within various Mimer SQL programs. Used on most platforms to locate shared libraries in runtime. Used to point out which database to access. If not set, the default database, set in
/etc/sqlhosts, is used.
Used to change the number of pages to allocate when dynamically extending a databank file.If not set, the default is 128 pages (each of 4096 bytes). The variable must be set for the process starting the database server program. Used to change the number of command lines to be stored in the recorded history for a Mimer BSQL session.If not set, the default is 23. If set, the given string is treated as the name of the license key file (overriding the
Used to indicate the mode for which the database should be accessed, that is,
MULTI.Use single mode if accessing a database for which the database server program is not started. If not set,
If set, the command line editing package for a Mimer BSQL session is disabled. If set, the given string is treated as the name of the file for ODBC Data Source lookup.If not set, and if
ODBCINIis not set, the home directory is searched for the
.odbc.inifile (using the
The default SQLHOSTS file is
/etc/sqlhosts. Another file can be used by defining the MIMER_SQLHOSTS environment variable to hold the path of the target SQLHOSTS file.
Used to locate Mimer executables. Used shell when temporarily entering the operating system shell prompt from within Mimer SQL.If not set,
If set, it is used as the placeholder for temporary files created by Mimer SQL. If it is not set, the directory
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