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Critics Some critics warn against overuse of environment variables, because of differences between shell languages, that they are ephemeral and easy to overlook, are specific to a user and not to a program. The recommended alternative is configuration files.<ref name="HARMFUL1"/><ref name="HARMFUL2"/>


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