Hi,

At Mon, 31 Jul 2006 15:37:02 +0900,
M. Edward (Ed) Borasky wrote in [ruby-talk:205137]:
> Hmmm ... perhaps Ruby/Windows is stripping off or not stripping off an 
> end-of-line character inappropriately? This might be another piece of 
> Curt Hibbs' "mingw vs. Visual Studio for compiling Ruby" puzzle ...

Win32 API GetEnvirionmentVariable() doesn't tell if the
variable is empty or unset.  Actually, there is no way to set
an empty environment variable by cmd.exe.  I'm not sure if it
is misfeature or restriction by design.

-- 
Nobu Nakada