Exported Variables are global in scope and store values

Software AgilityCode Readability

Why you should care

Variables and parameters are used by the Korn shell to store values. The Korn shell supports data types and arrays. The Variables are global in scope and begin with an alphabetic or underscore character followed by one or more alphanumeric or underscore characters. Other variables include digits (0 – 9) or special characters. An attribute reserved for Exported Variables is that each variable should be uppercase and be of length that is 16 characters or less.

Business Impacts

It is recommended to use dedicated nomenclature for exported variables In order to reduce costs and improve code readability.


How we detect

This code insight shows that exported variables should be uppercase and have a limited length.


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