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RE: ssh + patch + $TMP
> Date: Sat, 20 Feb 2010 21:23:22 -0500
> From: cgf
> Subject: Re: ssh + patch + $TMP
> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 12:04:19AM +0100, Cyrille Lefevre wrote:
> I would really bet that there aren't many programs out there which rely
> on those environment variables. Just asserting that this is needed
> doesn't really advance the conversation at all since you're just a lone
> voice with no credentials which would give your opinion weight. If
> you have specific examples then please provide them.
> If this was truly like linux then I believe that most, if not all, of
> the environment would come from settings in the shell itself. So, in
> thinking about this more, I think we could probably get away with
> deleting everything.
> If someone wanted to run a program which relied on those variables they
> could always set them themselves.
Although, we do inherit the windows environment when launching a Cygwin
bash shell, so I wouldn't carry this argument to an extreme.
I think this list will cover almost anything ever used...but if we miss
one, it can be added back in the future.
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