Shared variables

This topic contains 3 replies, has 3 voices, and was last updated by  Vandrey Trindade 3 months, 2 weeks ago.

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  • #74240

    Vandrey Trindade
    Participant

    Hi,

    I'm starting to create a shared_variables.ps1 file where I want to store general variables that I will use in other scripts.
    Then on the other scripts I just call that file and it imports all the variables to it.

    I just want an idea of how to do it on PowerShell... my friend did it on Bash and it worked nice.

  • #74251

    Olaf Soyk
    Participant

    If you like to have it all your Powershell sessions you could put it to your personal profile or to the all users profile.

    • #74266

      Vandrey Trindade
      Participant

      Olaf Soyk,

      Nevermind... Don Jones already gave me the answer below.
      Thanks for you two!

  • #74255

    Don Jones
    Keymaster

    You could also dot-source it. That said, this is kind of a horrible practice. PowerShell isn't Bash, and what you're doing is loading up the global scope (which isn't even a concept in Bash) and setting up plenty of potential conflicts. Applying Bash-style techniques in PowerShell is just going to make it harder to use PowerShell the way it was designed.

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