> What coding benefit does the main() third parameter of environment
> variables have over just plain getenv()?

Sometimes when you invoke/spawn/create a (new) process from within your code, 
you want to give this new process a different/dynamic/smaller set of 
environment vars than that of the parent process. This third parameter allows 
just that.


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