[kw-pm] why is my $PWD uninitialized?

Christopher Calzonetti elbie at trig.net
Mon May 31 06:14:10 PDT 2010

On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 09:02:03AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> $ sudo test/udev-test.pl
> Use of uninitialized value $PWD in concatenation (.) or string at test/udev-test.pl line 1735.

shikamaru:~ elbie$ perl -e 'print "\"$ENV{PWD}\"", "\n";'
shikamaru:~ elbie$ sudo perl -e 'print "\"$ENV{PWD}\"", "\n";'

Sudo by default calls a reset of the environment.  See the man page for
more information.
Christopher Calzonetti, Technical Lead, Trig.Net
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