PAM_GETENV(8) User Contributed Perl Documentation PAM_GETENV(8)
pam_getenv - get environment variables from /etc/environment
pam_getenv [-l] [-s] env_var
This tool will print out the value of env_var from /etc/environment.
It will attempt to expand environment variable references in the
definition of env_var but will fail if PAM items are expanded.
The -l option indicates the script should return an environment
variable related to default locale information.
The -s option indicates that the script should return an system default
Currently neither the -l or -s options do anything. They are included
because future versions of Debian may have a separate repository for
the initial environment used by init scripts and for system locale
information. These options will allow this script to be a stable
interface even in that environment.
Debian GNU/Linux 2009-01-06 PAM_GETENV(8)