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bug#7310: 23.2; environment not propery inherited


From: Randy Yates
Subject: bug#7310: 23.2; environment not propery inherited
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2010 22:53:36 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (gnu/linux)

Hi Glenn,

Sorry for the false alarm. It turns out I had
eval-expression-print-length set to 12 so I
wasn't seeing the entire environment string.

So, never mind!

--Randy

Glenn Morris <address@hidden> writes:

> Randy Yates wrote:
>
>> I have an environment variable defined in an xterm,
>>
>> $ echo $LOCALTEXMF
>> /usr/local/share/texmf
>>
>> but when I run emacs, even with emacs -Q, then evaluating
>>
>> initial-environment
>>
>> in the scratch buffer does not reveal the LOCALTEXMF variable.
>
> This seems very odd. Are you sure $LOCALTEXMF is exported?
>
> What happens with (assuming a sh-like shell):
>
> export LOCALTEXMF=/usr/local/share/texmf
> emacs -Q
> M-: (getenv "LOCALTEXMF")
>
> ?
>
> (works for me)
>
>> In GNU Emacs 23.2.1 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.20.1)
>>  of 2010-06-03 on xb-01.phx2.fedoraproject.org
>

-- 
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Digital Signal Labs              %   goes floating by
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