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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for getenv (redhat section 3)

GETENV(3)			    Linux Programmer's Manual				GETENV(3)

NAME
       getenv - get an environment variable

SYNOPSIS
       #include <stdlib.h>

       char *getenv(const char *name);

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

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

SEE ALSO
       putenv(3), setenv(3), clearenv(3), unsetenv(3), environ(5)

GNU					    1993-04-03					GETENV(3)


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