cvs commit: src/usr.sbin/sysinstall main.c
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Mon Apr 30 17:47:42 UTC 2007
On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 12:56:14PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> Ok. FWIW, this seems like a ridiculous and gross hack just to provide a
> backdoor for updating the environment w/o making a fooenv() function call
> (either putenv, or setenv).
It rather history issue. POSIX just precisely documents how putenv was
originaly implemented. BSD implementation via setenv() is later
innovation which becomes incompatible with POSIX trend.
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