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Re: [O] Difference between eval and export

From: Grant Rettke
Subject: Re: [O] Difference between eval and export
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:20:00 -0500

My eye is on you post about that topic because I would also like to know.

On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 8:17 AM, Johannes Rainer
<address@hidden> wrote:
> thanks Grant for this information.
> I was just wondering, because it seemed to me that some environment variables 
> (from the shell) are present in the, while they some (LC_ALL) are not present 
> in the export process.
> In my case, the export call fails with an error message, while there is no 
> problem if I evaluate source block per source block from the buffer.
> At present I am therefore looking for a way to specify environment variables 
> in the export process, but I have no idea how to do that...
> On 26 Sep 2014, at 15:11, Grant Rettke <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 5:43 AM, Johannes Rainer
>> <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> I am wondering what the difference between the eval of a source block and 
>>> the export of a buffer is in terms
>>> of the process in which the code is evaluated.
>> When you evaluate a source block, it executes in the processed defined
>> by your configuration. Then the results of that evaluation are stored
>> according to your configuration. For example store the results in an
>> example block.
>> Exporting is the conversion for the org file content into and file
>> format. During that process, you can configure whether or not you want
>> evaluation of source blocks to occur during that process.

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