Environmental Variables

Fredrik Lundh fredrik at pythonware.com
Mon Mar 13 12:24:31 CET 2006

Sathyaish wrote:

> What's the deal with environmental variables? Are they specific to an
> interpreter session?

they're copied from the parent process when a new process is started,
and any changes to them are local to the process.

> That shouldn't be.

that's how environment variables work, on all platforms.


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