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ENV(1)			  BSD General Commands Manual			ENV(1)

NAME
     env -- set	and print environment

SYNOPSIS
     env [-i] [name=value ...] [utility	[argument ...]]

DESCRIPTION
     env executes utility after	modifying the environment as specified on the
     command line.  The	option name=value specifies an environmental variable,
     name, with	a value	of value.  The option `-i' causes env to completely
     ignore the	environment it inherits.

     If	no utility is specified, env prints out	the names and values of	the
     variables in the environment, with	one name=value pair per	line.

EXIT STATUS
     env exits with one	of the following values:

     0	     utility was invoked and completed successfully.  In this case the
	     exit code is returned by the utility itself, not env.  If no
	     utility was specified, then env completed successfully and	re-
	     turned the	exit code itself.

     1	     An	invalid	command	line option was	passed to env.

     1-125   utility was invoked, but failed in	some way; see its manual page
	     for more information.  In this case the exit code is returned by
	     the utility itself, not env.

     126     utility was found,	but could not be invoked.

     127     utility could not be found.

COMPATIBILITY
     The historic - option has been deprecated but is still supported in this
     implementation.

SEE ALSO
     execvp(3),	environ(7)

STANDARDS
     The env utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 ("POSIX.2").

BUGS
     env doesn't handle	commands with equal ("=") signs	in their names,	for
     obvious reasons.

BSD				 June 8, 2007				   BSD

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