Set Environment From File
I ran into this challenge where a given CLI client (Jira) relies on the password being transported via an environment variable.
Since my dot files are handled via a dot file manager, I do not want to set a password directly in those files. So I isolated the password to a separate file and looked into how I could get this exported to the environment.
v=$(cat $HOME/.JIRA_API_TOKEN) export JIRA_API_TOKEN=$v
This can then be added to your