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When I set a new path like so:

 setx -m path "%%SOME_HOME%%;%PATH%"

The %PATH% part will expand any existing % into the actual path.

I want it to set:

%SOME_HOME%;%GIT_HOME%;C:\program.exe

NOT

 %SOME_HOME%;C:\git\bin;C:\program.exe

Any ideas?

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change %%GIT_HOME%% to %GIT_HOME% in batch file command setx -m ... – STTR Jul 24 '13 at 5:00
    
Is this question about replacing absolute path from actual %PATH% to variable (like %%WHATEVER%%) automatically? Otherwise you have already answered yourself with %%SOME_HOME%%. – Vlastimil Ovčáčík Jul 24 '13 at 9:51

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