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environment variable can't set at reboot

uknet80 asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
under /etc/rc.local i have set below environment variable, when i restart redhat and essue (echo $KOHA_CONF), it is blank
any idea why is that

touch /var/lock/subsys/local

export KOHA_CONF=/etc/koha/koha-conf.xml
export PERL5LIB=/usr/share/koha/lib
OS: RHEL5 (Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga))
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