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Re: Updated: chere-0.4-1
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 19 Oct 2004 16:39:40 -0400
- Subject: Re: Updated: chere-0.4-1
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- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 01:18:13PM -0700, Dave wrote:
>I've updated the chere package to address the network path and tcsh/ash issues
>reported on the main list.
>Sorry for the delay, but I was investigating a more complicated, but possibly
>better solution. It may still work, but I thought I'd knock out a quick fix
>A new script is added (xhere) which is invoked by the registry keys.
>This script requires bash.
>Also requires cooperation of login scripts to not cd $HOME if the environment
>variable CHERE_INVOKING is present.
>The previous behaviour can be obtained with the -1 switch.
>man page not yet ready.
>New behaviour untested on XP/NT/95/98/ME - this is important because it now
>relies on windows to change directory for us. We can't pass the directory
>because we almost always end up with "... '%L'" and break network paths.
>Because of this last, I've set this as a test release in the .hint
>Please remove the .zip and .txt extensions.
>I'm not sure if
>a) this version should just be uploaded,
>b) we wait base-files/shell updates first,
>c) have a quick review,
>d) wait for feedback on XP/NT/95/98/ME
Well, I can't really answer a) and I don't think anyone else can either,
so I've uploaded this. Maybe you'll get some testers in the cygwin list.