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NAME    [Toc]    [Back]

       getenv - get an environment variable

SYNOPSIS    [Toc]    [Back]

       #include <stdlib.h>

       char *getenv(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  getenv()  function searches the environment list for a string that
       matches the string pointed to by name.  The strings  are  of  the  form
       name = value.

RETURN VALUE    [Toc]    [Back]

       The  getenv()  function	returns a pointer to the value in the environment,
 or NULL if there is no match.

CONFORMING TO    [Toc]    [Back]

       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

SEE ALSO    [Toc]    [Back]

       putenv(3), setenv(3), unsetenv(3), environ(7)

GNU				  1993-04-03			     GETENV(3)
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