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Old 10-30-2007
Address of PATH variable

I want to find the address of the PATH environment variable. What is the best way to go about finding that address? Does the address of the PATH variable ever change, or is it constant?
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Old 10-31-2007
Using "getenv" is traditional.
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Old 10-31-2007
Oh... Thank You but actually I meant the address in the memory space. I figured out a way as of now:

extern char **environ;

int main() {
        printf("environp: %p\n", environ);

But don't know if its right...
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Old 10-31-2007
Now you have me worried, what are you going to do with it?
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Old 10-31-2007
It was just that I was trying to figure out where exactly these are stored and who initializes them...

Last edited by Legend986; 10-31-2007 at 01:05 AM..
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Old 10-31-2007
Sorry... posted by mistake...
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Old 10-31-2007
And one more thing... When I'm trying the same on a Virtual Machine, the address doesn't change but it is giving me a constant address for the environment variable... Is there any specific reason for this?
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