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Re: [Help-smalltalk] How to access environment variables ?

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Help-smalltalk] How to access environment variables ?
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2009 15:33:31 +0100
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Krishna wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 7:41 PM, Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> There are extra shell variables showing up like PATH, BASH, TERM, etc.
>>> which do not show up in a CGI environment using any other language that
>>> I've used to write a similar CGI program (Perl, PHP, Lisp, Scheme, C,
>>> Tcl).  All of them print out the same variables as the output of the
>>> Perl script.  What we seem to  be doing in Smalltalk is forking/execing
>>> a shell and and then getting the environment variables so that we end up
>>> with variables from a hybrid environment of CGI and shell.
> why not call getenv(3) using the C interface?

He wants *all* the variables, not just one.


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