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[Gnu-arch-users] Re: Tla spork

From: Matthew Dempsky
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: Tla spork
Date: Tue, 24 Aug 2004 16:35:39 -0500
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Tom Lord <address@hidden> writes:

> IMO, environment variable parameter passing is almost never the right
> thing: it's too easy for it to go wrong (e.g., passing an environment
> parameter accidentally).

Fair enough.  I recalled some distaste for environment variables
regarding tla before, but couldn't remember any specifics nor could I
imagine any situations where they'd become problemsome (though I'd
have to confess not using environment variables much anyways).

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