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Re: setenv


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: setenv
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 22:45:44 +0300

> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> From: Miles Bader <address@hidden>
> 
> address@hidden (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?

I don't remember all of them, but time-related functions come to
mind.

> > 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

Perhaps so, unless it turns out that this is done on purpose.



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