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RE: Updated: lynx-2.8.4-3

> -----Original Message-----
> From:
> []On Behalf Of Corinna Vinschen
> Sent: Monday, December 23, 2002 4:43 PM
> To: cygann
> Subject: Updated: lynx-2.8.4-3
> I've updated the version of lynx to 2.8.4-3.
> It solves the problem that on the '!' command, the $COMSPEC environment
> variable is evaluated instead of $SHELL.  This mess turned out to be a
> Cygwin specific tweak of one of the Lynx developers from back in 1999.
> I just disabled the Cygwin specific behaviour.
-- 8< --

 Just want to let it be known so that it can be investigated further...
 Following description *known* to apply to Windows 98SE.
 Others: unknown.

 There seems to a analogous problem with "startx" as far as I can
understand: I have


in CONFIG.SYS, "SHELL" is copied into the bash environment...
therefore I currently have this two-minute-tweak in ~/.profile 

if echo "$SHELL " | grep -i -c >/dev/null
  export SHELL=
  echo "\"\" found in \$SHELL, \$SHELL contents removed."

... As SHELL is empty "startx" works as it should.

-- 8< --
> Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
> Cygwin Developer                      
> Red Hat, Inc.

/Hannu E K Nevalainen, Mariefred, Sweden 

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