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Re: setenv

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: setenv
Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2001 14:22:26 +0200 (IST)

On 20 Sep 2001, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> |> So if Emacs provides a primitive that calls putenv internally, Lisp
> |> programs will be able to modify Emacs's own environment.
> I don't think that would be needed, because environ is not used except for
> initializing process-environment and for fiddling with the time zone.

It is used for a few other things, such as looking for executable files 
along PATH.

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