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another lame hack (ALH)

So I got bored and after discovering that java doesn't let you (Or to my knowledge) access enviroment variables.
ENVS=`env | sed -e 's/"/\"/g' | sed -e 's/^(.*)=(.*)$/-D1="2"/' | \
      sed -e 's,.$,& \\,' && echo "$*"`
sh -c "java ${ENVS}" 
Put that in a shell script and call it with the same parameters you'd normally call java with. ie;
./ test
This will run 'java test' except it also passes a bunch of -D definitions for use in System.getProperty(). For example, you could now do: System.getProperty("DISPLAY") to grab the DISPLAY enviroment variable.