Wiki TODO Entry: check usage of setenv()

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Wed Aug 10 06:42:24 PDT 2005

On 10.08.2005, at 13:35, Gordon Bergling wrote:
on are several projects
listed. I have some spare time today and would like to take the setenv 

1. What about src/contrib?
usually don't care, except if it is a set[ug]id binary or a daemon etc. 
At least that's how I see it.

2. is something like
 |  if( setenv(....) != 1 )
 |  {
 |     fprintf(stderr, "Malloc failed!");
 |  }
   enough or is there more to do?
that depends on the context. Maybe the env setting isn't ciritical, so 
a warning might be sufficient. Maybe setting the variable is an 
absolute must, and a failure demands aborting the execution (i could 
imagine env(1) would be such a candidate)

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