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Re: setenv


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: setenv
Date: 20 Sep 2001 13:57:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090003 (Oort Gnus v0.03) Emacs/21.0.106

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

|> On 20 Sep 2001, Andreas Schwab wrote:
|> 
|> > AFAIK there is no way to directly
|> > access the environment of the Emacs process.
|> 
|> I'm not sure what you mean.  If you mean from C

I mean from Lisp.

|> So if Emacs provides a primitive that calls putenv internally, Lisp
|> programs will be able to modify Emacs's own environment.

I don't think that would be needed, because environ is not used except for
initializing process-environment and for fiddling with the time zone.

Andreas.

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