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GETENV(3)		   Linux Programmer's Manual		     GETENV(3)

NAME
       getenv -	get an environment variable

SYNOPSIS
       #include	<stdlib.h>

       char *getenv(const char *name);

DESCRIPTION
       The  getenv()  function searches	the environment	list for a string that
       matches the string pointed to by	name.  The strings  are	 of  the  form
       name = value.

RETURN VALUE
       The  getenv()  function	returns	a pointer to the value in the environ-
       ment, or	NULL if	there is no match.

CONFORMING TO
       SVID 3, POSIX, BSD 4.3, ISO 9899

SEE ALSO
       putenv(3), setenv(3), clearenv(3), unsetenv(3), environ(5)

GNU				  1993-04-03			     GETENV(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | DESCRIPTION | RETURN VALUE | CONFORMING TO | SEE ALSO

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