The following table lists and explains the environment variables Mimer SQL uses in Unix.
Used to locate the home directory from within various Mimer SQL programs. Used on most platforms to locate shared libraries in runtime. Used on AIX to locate shared libraries. 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 2048 bytes). The variable must be set for the process starting the dbserver 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. Used on HP-UX when dynamically loading the Mimer single-user shared library. If set, the given string is treated as the name of the license key file (overriding the
Used to change the number of asynchronous I/Os allowed to be operating at the same time.If not set, the default is 40. The maximum limit is 128.This variable must be set for the process starting the dbserver program. 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
dbserverprogram 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
Used when searching for sequential files, that is, ordinary text files (not databank files). Same as
Used to locate Mimer executables. Used shell when temporarily entering the operating system shell prompt from within Mimer SQL.If not set,
Used on HP-UX to locate shared libraries. 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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