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8.21. Reading Environment Variables

8.21.2. Solution

Read the value from the $_ENV superglobal array:

$name = $_ENV['USER'];

8.21.4. See Also

Recipe 8.22 on setting environment variables; documentation on getenv( ) at http://www.php.net/getenv; information on environment variables in PHP at http://www.php.net/reserved.variables.php#reserved.variables.environment.

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