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Load environment variables from dotenv / .env file in Bash
if [ ! -f .env ]
then
export $(cat .env | xargs)
fi
@rrakso
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rrakso commented Feb 28, 2024

source .env

works for me

wont work if you have # in your .env

@abhidp it seems, that it works well - even with comments in .env! :D (cc: @muthugit)

@MansourM
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this is the final version that im using, seems to work for all situations

read_env() {
  local filePath="${1:-.env}"

  if [ ! -f "$filePath" ]; then
    echo "missing ${filePath}"
    exit 1
  fi

  log "Reading $filePath"
  while read -r LINE; do
    # Remove leading and trailing whitespaces, and carriage return
    CLEANED_LINE=$(echo "$LINE" | awk '{$1=$1};1' | tr -d '\r')

    if [[ $CLEANED_LINE != '#'* ]] && [[ $CLEANED_LINE == *'='* ]]; then
      export "$CLEANED_LINE"
    fi
  done < "$filePath"
}

@benoit-cty
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Thanks @MansourM !

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