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Re: Environment variable from within a .c
in the main(), u can place the "envp" and then , u can manipulate it.
Arun Sharma wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 12, 2001 at 02:29:24AM +0500, Bilal Muddassir wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I want to ask a couple of things.
> > How would you set an environment variable from within a .c file in Linux? Is
> > the variable contained within the shell's memory space only? I am asking
> > this because if the shell isn't there, is it possible to play with
> > environment variables?
> Yes. UNIX env is a process thing. It is not necessarily a shell thing.
> The shell is a process, therefore it has a env.
> man setenv.
> > Kindly tell me a URL/online resource where I can read how to make use of the
> > GNU dev support tools like autoconf and configure and all the rest.
> The .info files that come with these tools are the best source. If you're
> not a Emacs user, search for HTMLized versions of these texinfo files.