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Re: setenv?



 | From: Abdulaziz Ghuloum <aghuloum@xxxxxxxxx>
 | Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2008 15:20:51 -0700
 | 
 | Thanks for submitting this srfi.
 | 
 | Is there a reason why this srfi is only about getenv and not about
 | the environment in general?  Why not simply add "setenv" and
 | "environ" and get it over with?

(getenv) returns what is essentially environ.

As for setenv, what would be the scope of the environment variables it
changes?  Would it be processes spawned the Scheme process calling
setenv?  What standing do child processes have in R6RS?