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I was trying to see a list of my environment variables in Bash (Mac Terminal) by typing set. But when I do, I am overwhelmed by a bunch of functions apparently defined by RVM. Is this supposed to happen? Am I doing something wrong?

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That's normal . . . you can try and use grep to filter the results, e.g. set | grep -v rvm, though that won't help with the multi-line items. –  ernie May 9 '13 at 19:01
Alternatively, printenv is probably better to use –  ernie May 9 '13 at 19:08

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