Chris Nehren on 24 Dec 2010 04:56:47 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Get Python Environmental Varibles

On Dec 24, 2010, at 7:52 AM, Casey Bralla wrote:

> I'm working on a cgi-bin script in Python, and I'd like to be able to read 
> environmental variables.  There is a nifty routine for this in python call 
> os.getenv.  The only problem is that you have to know what the environmental 
> name is, before you can get it's value.
> I'd like to read the entire list of variables, and then use that to decide 
> which one will have the utility I need (I'm looking for some path info, but 
> also want to understand the whole system.)
> Does anybody know how to get a complete list of environmental variables from a 
> running python program?

Have you looked at the os.environ dictionary? A quick Google search found it.

Thanks and best regards,
Chris Nehren

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