$ env | wc -l
      23
$ ruby -e 'puts ENV.size'
23


On 8/28/06, Chris Gehlker <canyonrat / mac.com> wrote:
> I get:
> irb(main):001:0> ENV.keys.size
> => 15
> irb(main):002:0> ENV.keys[0..14]
> => ["TERM_PROGRAM", "TERM", "SHELL", "CLICOLOR",
> "TERM_PROGRAM_VERSION", "USER", "__CF_USER_TEXT_ENCODING", "PATH",
> "RI", "PWD", "SHLVL", "HOME", "LOGNAME", "SECURITYSESSIONID", "_"]
>
> Which is a smaller set of environmental variables quite different
> than what is described in the Pickaxe Book. Did the Ruby powers trim
> them? Just curious.
>
> --
> Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to
> those who do not wish to hear it.
> -Samuel Butler, writer (1835-1902)
>
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