[U-Boot-Users] RFC: hidden environment variables

Wolfgang Denk wd at denx.de
Mon Apr 23 23:43:22 CEST 2007

In message <462D0E17.20106 at freescale.com> you wrote:
> > I guess I don't see why anything needs to be hidden.
> Well, it doesn't *have* to be hidden, it just makes things simpler that way.  If the 
> variable can't be touched by the user, then I don't have to hook into the _do_setenv() 
> command.

"Can't be touched by  the  user"  is  probably  pretty  difficult  to
implement. You can just make it more difficult. At the same time, you
make perfectly legal use cases much more difficult.

Don't do it. Forget about the hiding.

Best regards,

Wolfgang Denk

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