[Mono-dev] Environment.GetEnvironmentVariable() not working in Linux ASP.NET app

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Nov 9 09:17:36 EST 2011

On 09.11.2011 13:51, H . wrote:
> Hi Robert,
> I have now debugged the issue using Ubuntu Maverick/ 32 bit. I did the following:
> (1) Configure system proxy settings and reboot machine
> (2) In terminal "echo $http_proxy" returns "http://http.proxy:8080/"; "echo $no_proxy" returns "localhost,,*.local"
> (3) Created an ASP.NET project in MonoDevelop and entered the following code in Default.aspx.cs
>        protected void Page_Load(object Sender, EventArgs e)
>        {
>               string str1=Environment.GetEnvironmentVariable("http_proxy");
>               string str2=Environment.GetEnvironmentVariable("no_proxy");
>               string strBreak="stop";//put breakpoint at this line
>        }
> (4) After pressing F5, we can see that str1 contains it's expected value while str2 is null

One more eventuality: Maybe MonoDevelop is resetting the environment
while invoking XSP in debug mode.

You can check this by manually invoking XSP from a terminal where you
know that this env var is set.


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