Developer Guide

Setting Environment Variables

When the installation of Intel IPP Cryptography is complete, set the environment variables in the command shell using one of the script files in the
bin
subdirectory of the Intel IPP Cryptography installation directory:
On Windows* OS:
vars.bat
for the IA-32 and Intel® 64 architectures.
On Linux* OS and macOS*:
Architecture
Shell
Script File
IA-32 and Intel® 64
C
vars.csh
IA-32 and Intel® 64
Bash
vars.sh
When using the
vars
script, you need to specify the architecture as a parameter. For example:
  • vars.bat ia32
    sets the environment for Intel IPP Cryptography to use the IA-32 architecture on Windows* OS.
  • . vars.sh intel64
    sets the environment for Intel IPP Cryptography to use the Intel® 64 architecture on Linux* OS and macOS*.
The scripts set the following environment variables:
Windows* OS
Linux* OS
macOS*
Purpose
IPPCRYPTOROOT
IPPCRYPTOROOT
IPPCRYPTOROOT
Point to the Intel IPP Cryptography installation directory
LIB
n/a
n/a
Add the search path for the Intel IPP Cryptography single-threaded libraries
PATH
LD_LIBRARY_PATH
DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH
Add the search path for the Intel IPP Cryptography single-threaded DLLs
INCLUDE
n/a
n/a
Add the search path for the Intel IPP Cryptography header files

Product and Performance Information

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