Getting a live view of environment variables (Gradle and JDK 9)

Cédric Champeau cedric.champeau at
Thu May 11 16:29:10 UTC 2017

> Unfortunately, they are not safely mutable in multi-threaded programs on
> many operating system/libc combinations.
> But the problem is less about mutating, that it is about reading: the VM
returns wrong values at some point, because it _assumes_ that the
environment variables are not mutated.

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