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Re: secure_getenv + windows

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: secure_getenv + windows
Date: Sun, 29 May 2016 10:53:11 -0700
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Bruno Haible wrote:
Also, Paul, why not add an implementation for Solaris, HP-UX, AIX, etc.
as well?

Find attached a proposed implementation for all platforms. For your review.

Thanks, that all looks good to me.

Nikos, I was demurring because I don't know MS-Windows, e.g., I don't know the distinction between runas and runas /env and I was concerned that simply using getenv would introduce security problems. Bruno's patch contains a comment containing the sort of explanation I was looking for.

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