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PRINTENV(1)               BSD General Commands Manual              PRINTENV(1)

     printenv -- print out the environment

     printenv [name]

     printenv prints out the names and values of the variables in the environment, with one name/value pair
     per line.  If name is specified, only its value is printed.

     If a name is specified and it is not defined in the environment, printenv returns exit status 1, else
     it returns status 0.

     csh(1), sh(1), environ(7)

     The printenv command appeared in 3.0BSD.

BSD                              June 6, 1993                              BSD

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