[Dev-luatex] Rationale for using putenv?

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Apr 2 11:39:13 CEST 2007


> 
> Anyway, option a) presumably also would require to place the table
> keeping score of environment variables into Lua context 0, in order to
> make sure that it remains available until LuaTeX exits.

There is an os.env table already, but it is initialized only once.
In any case, I will probably move to the 'ex' interface soon instead
of my own code+LuaFileSystem:

   http://lua-users.org/wiki/ExtensionProposal

Best wishes, Taco





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