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Controlling automatic importing with PSDisableModuleAutoLoading

Votes from Connect: 10

Original Date Submitted: 12/30/2011 6:54:11 PM

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Handle: Shay Levi
Site Name: PowerShell
Feedback ID: 716021

Frequency: Always Happens
Regression: No, this is new to the most recent version

Problem Description:
In PowerShell 3.0 CTP2 we can configure how automatic importing works by using the PSDisableModuleAutoLoading environment variable. However, when we launch a fresh instance of PowerShell, the variable is not present in the Env: drive which makes it very hard to discover.

One has to know the variable name in advance in order to set its value.

I suggest to include the variable in the Env: drive so it can be easily discovered using auto completion:


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Internal BugId: 3254

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