|07 Nov 2012||#1|
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Batch Scripting: How to mix SETLOCAL with non-local?
I have a batch file, to be called like this:
It's purpose is to setup a few environment variables:
:: This is setvars.cmd
This just illustrates the general idea. The user of setvars.cmd is supposed to be only interested in the variables MYVAR1 and MYVAR2, but he also sees the temporary variables temp1 and temp2.
Ideally, I would use setlocal to make temp1 and temp2 invisible to the outside, but this doesn't work here, because it also would hide MYVAR1 and MYVAR2.
As a workaround, I could use a temporary file:
echo set MYVAR1=%temp1%4711%temp2%>tempfile.bat
echo set MYVAR2=%temp2%_%temp1%>tempfile.bat
but this looks overly complicated to me. Is there a simpler solution to my problem?
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