SPUG: Please help me understand this

vikas verma vikas_verma at lycos.com
Wed Jun 9 18:58:56 CDT 2004

In the following statement:
export PATH=/usr/xpg4/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/bin:$PATH

what does the seperation by : means and what does :$PATH at the end means.
Can somebody interprete this statement for me.
Thanks a lot.

--------- Original Message ---------

DATE: Wed, 9 Jun 2004 16:31:56 
From: Jonathan Gardner <jgardner at jonathangardner.net>
To: <spug-list at pm.org>
Cc: James Moore <james at banshee.com>

>On Wednesday 09 June 2004 02:59 pm, James Moore wrote:
>> Is it just me or has the job market suddenly become much more
>> interesting even in just the last few weeks?
>Yes. National statistics show job growth and salary growth at record 
>numbers, and not just in the IT sector. Manufacturing and other "real" jobs 
>are experiencing it too.
>We haven't had growth like this since the mid 80's. Could this be due to 
>I remember reading about 6 months ago about a rapid increase in investments 
>and inventory, and a steady low interest rate, and how that was going to 
>translate to new jobs in due time. That due time is now.
>Amazon is still hiring. Email me if you want an inside contact.
>Jonathan Gardner
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