Subject: Re: kern/4099: Gather coredumps in one place
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Christoph Badura <email@example.com>
Date: 09/08/1997 22:11:28
firstname.lastname@example.org (Chris G. Demetriou) writes:
>Currently, the only thing that the kernel knows about environment
>variables (or at least "most of the kernel," i'm not going to say that
>i've looked in all of the machine-dependent nooks and crannies) is
>that: [how to copy the environment on exec(2)]
I'm aware of that. I'm not even sure if it would be a good idea
to let users override this sort of system policy by merely changing
an environment variable.
On the other hand, a process' enviroment includes more then what
environ points to. E.g. file descriptors and signal settings.
I'm just trying to push this idea to its (reasonable) limits.
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