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

Rune Torgersen runet at innovsys.com
Tue Apr 24 20:58:55 CEST 2007

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Wolfgang Denk
> > The level of hiding that you're talking about is more 
> extreme than the level we're talking 
> > about.  We're just talking about not having the variable 
> show up when you do "print", so 
> > that it doesn't pollute the list of variables that the user 
> does want to interact with.
> You cannot know what the user wants.
> > Hidden variables aren't complicated.  I think the idea is 
> elegant and useful.

A solution could be to have a env variable, say hide_env. If it is set,
hide variables starting with a dot (or starting with whatever hide _env
is set to), it it is not set, behave normally.

That way it won't break any exisiting boards/systems as they won't have
that variable set, and it can be turned on/off.

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