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env(1)				 User Commands				env(1)

NAME
       env - set environment for command invocation

SYNOPSIS
       /usr/bin/env [-i	| -]  [name=value...] [	utility	[ arg... ]]

       /usr/xpg4/bin/env [-i | -]  [name=value...] [ utility [ arg... ]]

DESCRIPTION
       The  env	utility	obtains	the current environment, modifies it according
       to its arguments, then invokes the utility named	by the utility operand
       with the	modified environment.

       Optional	 arguments  are	 passed	 to  utility. If no utility operand is
       specified, the resulting	environment is written to the standard output,
       with one	name=value pair	per line.

   /usr/bin
       If  env	executes  commands  with  arguments, it	uses the default shell
       /usr/bin/sh (see	sh(1)).

   /usr/xpg4/bin
       If env executes commands	with arguments,	it uses	/usr/xpg4/bin/sh  (see
       ksh(1)).

OPTIONS
       The following options are supported:

       -i | -
	     Ignores  the  environment	that would otherwise be	inherited from
	     the current shell.	 Restricts the environment for utility to that
	     specified by the arguments.

OPERANDS
       The following operands are supported:

       name=value
	     Arguments	of  the	 form name=value modify	the execution environ-
	     ment, and are placed into the inherited environment before	 util-
	     ity is invoked.

       utility
	     The  name	of the utility to be invoked.  If utility names	any of
	     the special shell built-in	utilities, the results are undefined.

       arg   A string to pass as an argument for the invoked utility.

EXAMPLES
       Example 1: Invoking utilities with new PATH values

       The following utility:

       example%	env -i PATH=/mybin mygrep xyz myfile

       invokes the utility mygrep with a new PATH value	as the only  entry  in
       its  environment.  In  this  case, PATH is used to locate mygrep, which
       then must reside	in /mybin.

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
       See environ(5) for descriptions of the following	environment  variables
       that affect the execution of env: LC_CTYPE, LC_MESSAGES,	and NLSPATH.

EXIT STATUS
       If  utility  is	invoked,  the exit status of env is the	exit status of
       utility;	otherwise, the env utility is with one of the  following  val-
       ues:

       0     Successful	completion.

       1-125 An	error occurred.

       126   utility was found but could not be	invoked.

       127   utility could not be found.

ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

   /usr/bin
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWcsu			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |CSI			     |enabled			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

   /usr/xpg4/bin
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |      ATTRIBUTE	TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |Availability		     |SUNWxcu4			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+
       |CSI			     |enabled			   |
       +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+

SEE ALSO
       ksh(1), sh(1), exec(2), profile(4), attributes(5), environ(5), XPG4(5)

SunOS 5.9			  2 Jan	2002				env(1)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | OPTIONS | OPERANDS | EXAMPLES | ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES | EXIT STATUS | ATTRIBUTES | SEE ALSO

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