environment setup problem with "env -"
Mon Jan 12 20:26:00 GMT 2004
On Mon, Jan 12, 2004 at 03:20:38PM -0500, Joe Buehler wrote:
>Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>FWIW, here's what I get on my machine:
>>$ env - /bin/env
>>USERPROFILE=C:\Documents and Settings\igor
>The one that caused me grief was USERPROFILE. It caused trouble
>because of a 3rd party tool that did not expect any spaces in
>its value. I was a little surprised at first because I am using
>env for strict control of the environment.
>If they have to stay because Microsoft says so, I guess I'll have
>to work around this some other way.
Maybe Corinna or Pierre can chime in here. I don't remember the
unfortunate details which made us decide to keep those around. Or,
maybe this is actually a bug.
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