[kaffe] System.getenv() ?

Arnaud Vandyck arnaud.vandyck at ulg.ac.be
Mon Apr 5 05:13:02 PDT 2004

"S. Meslin-Weber" <twiun at adorphuye.com> writes:

> Hi pancake,
> On Mon, Apr 05, 2004 at 01:35:51AM +0200, pancake wrote:
>> I'm glad to see that System.getenv() is not supported on GNU
>> ClassPath and works perfectly under sun JDK...what's the reason?
> To my knowledge, getenv has been deprecated from 1.1 to 1.4 and has only
> been reintroduced with 1.5. As Classpath (and other parties) has to play
> catch-up to Sun it's understandable it's not back in yet. Also, note
> that 1.5 is not final and anything is still subject to change. I would
> find it inadvisable to change our APIs until we can be sure that Sun
> won't change theirs at the last minute.

Isn't System.getProperty("the.property") the same thing?

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