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Re: Environment variables in hook scripts?

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 09:30:05 -0700

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 10:41 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
> However it would avoid a possible security issue or two as well. IMO our
> documentation is correct and we should fix the code to behave as documented.

I don't think we ever came to a conclusion on this. However, Bert had
some important comments about how Windows handles the PATH on IRC.

17:19 Bert You need PATH to find shared libraries. And many tools rely
on environment variables to find out things about the runtime
environment. (E.g. system temp directory)
17:20 Bert There is no way to obtain that if you remove the variable

Full discussion is here:
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