Command Prompt for Windows

getenvironment, _wgetenvironment, _tgetenvironment

char *getenvironment(char *name);
wchar_t *_wgetenvironment(wchar_t *name);
TCHAR *_tgetenvironment(TCHAR *name);

Retrieve an environment variable from the WinOne® Command Prompt environment space.

Parameter Description
name Address of a NULL terminated character string that contains the name of the environment variable to retrieve.


The address of a NULL terminated character string, where the environment variable is stored. On error a NULL value is returned.


The environment variable is stored in a static buffer, that is over-written each time this function is called.

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