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pam_getenv(8) [linux man page]

PAM_GETENV(8)						User Contributed Perl Documentation					     PAM_GETENV(8)

NAME
pam_getenv - get environment variables from /etc/environment SYNOPSIS
pam_getenv [-l] [-s] env_var DESCRIPTION
This tool will print out the value of env_var from /etc/environment. It will attempt to expand environment variable references in the definition of env_var but will fail if PAM items are expanded. The -l option indicates the script should return an environment variable related to default locale information. The -s option indicates that the script should return an system default environment variable. Currently neither the -l or -s options do anything. They are included because future versions of Debian may have a separate repository for the initial environment used by init scripts and for system locale information. These options will allow this script to be a stable interface even in that environment. Debian GNU/Linux 2011-10-18 PAM_GETENV(8)

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PAM_GETENV(3)						   BSD Library Functions Manual 					     PAM_GETENV(3)

NAME
pam_getenv -- retrieve the value of a PAM environment variable LIBRARY
Pluggable Authentication Module Library (libpam, -lpam) SYNOPSIS
#include <sys/types.h> #include <security/pam_appl.h> const char * pam_getenv(pam_handle_t *pamh, const char *name); DESCRIPTION
The pam_getenv function returns the value of an environment variable. Its semantics are similar to those of getenv(3), but it accesses the PAM context's environment list instead of the application's. RETURN VALUES
The pam_getenv function returns NULL on failure. SEE ALSO
getenv(3), pam(3), pam_getenvlist(3), pam_putenv(3), pam_setenv(3) STANDARDS
X/Open Single Sign-On Service (XSSO) - Pluggable Authentication Modules, June 1997. AUTHORS
The pam_getenv function and this manual page were developed for the FreeBSD Project by ThinkSec AS and Network Associates Laboratories, the Security Research Division of Network Associates, Inc. under DARPA/SPAWAR contract N66001-01-C-8035 (``CBOSS''), as part of the DARPA CHATS research program. BSD
December 18, 2011 BSD

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