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Re: setenv

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: setenv
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 16:35:26 GMT

eliz@is.elta.co.il (Eli Zaretskii) writes:
> > I wasn't talking about Emacs sources, I was talking about C library 
> > functions.  Some of them look at Emacs's own environment.

Which ones?

> In addition, some of the Emacs sources also use the original environment
> of the Emacs process.  Grep the sources for `getenv' (as opposed to 
> `egetenv'), to find those.

These probably ought to be fixed then (except for the ones that only
happen at early-init time, which don't matter).  Given that there's an
easy-to-use alternative (egetenv), it shouldn't be too hard.

Post 21.1, of course...  :-)

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