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5.1.2 String variables

These variables have a string value, which represent a file, a directory or a command.

LD_ZLIB_TMP
This is the name of the directory where the temporary uncompressed files are put. The default is /tmp.

LD_ZLIB_EXT
This is the extension which is appended to a virtual file name in order to obtain the real (compressed) file name. The default is .gz.

LD_ZLIB_UNCOMPRESSOR
This is the name of the program to be invoked to uncompress the data. Default is gzip -dc.

LD_ZLIB_CONFFILE
This is the name of an additional configuration file. If this variable is defined and if the corresponding file exists, the configuration described in this file overrides the configurations in `~/.zlibrc' and in `/usr/local/etc/zlibc.conf' (`/etc/zlibc.conf' on Linux).


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