Commit 3329e6e3 authored by Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen's avatar Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
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(Environment): Mention removing variables

Text suggested by Kevin Rodgers.
parent 505e3645
2011-07-10 Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org>
* cmdargs.texi (Environment): Mention removing variables
(bug#1615). Text suggested by Kevin Rodgers.
2011-07-10 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* misc.texi (Amusements): Don't mention Yow; it's crippled.
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......@@ -427,10 +427,11 @@ software) inherit the environment from Emacs, too.
@vindex initial-environment
Inside Emacs, the command @kbd{M-x getenv} gets the value of an
environment variable. @kbd{M-x setenv} sets a variable in the Emacs
environment. (Environment variable substitutions with @samp{$} work
in the value just as in file names; see @ref{File Names with $}.) The
variable @code{initial-environment} stores the initial environment
inherited by Emacs.
environment, and @kbd{C-u M-x setenv} removes a variable.
(Environment variable substitutions with @samp{$} work in the value
just as in file names; see @ref{File Names with $}.) The variable
@code{initial-environment} stores the initial environment inherited by
Emacs.
The way to set environment variables outside of Emacs depends on the
operating system, and especially the shell that you are using. For
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