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ENV(1) NetBSD General Commands Manual ENV(1)
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env -- set and print environment
env [-i] [name=value ...] [utility [argument ...]]
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.
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
returned 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.
The historic - option has been deprecated but is still supported in this
The env utility conforms to IEEE Std 1003.2-1992 (``POSIX.2'').
env doesn't handle commands with equal (``='') signs in their names, for
NetBSD 9.3 June 8, 2007 NetBSD 9.3