Is _environ present in 7.0-RELEASE ?
koitsu at FreeBSD.org
Mon Aug 11 12:37:20 UTC 2008
On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 05:49:41PM +0530, Ashish Shukla ???????????? ??????????????? wrote:
> Jeremy Chadwick writes:
> > On Mon, Aug 11, 2008 at 03:38:04PM +0530, Ashish Shukla wrote:
> >> The '__environ' symbol is also not defined. Can anyone hint me, what is misconfigured on my box ?
> > Something tells me this might interest you. See the most recent commit:
> > http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/lib/libc/stdlib/getenv.c
> Sorry, but I'm not able to figure out, what relevant stuff there is
> relevant here. I checked out the diff (with the previous commit) and
> the recent commit 188.8.131.52, but not able to find anything
> relevant. Could you please elaborate, what are you trying to say ?
1) The only variable exported to a process from libc is "environ",
not __environ or _environ. Look at src/lib/libc/stdlib/getenv.c for
an example, and confirmation.
2) Your code assigns environ = NULL, which is why I felt the above
commit has relevancy to you. You should be aware that there are many
different conditions where clearing environ on FreeBSD behaves
differently compared to other OSes; the commit makes it compatible with
pretty much everything.
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