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tcsh-6.12.00-4 [was Re: problem with tcsh-6.12.00-3]
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2003 21:28:36 +0100
- Subject: tcsh-6.12.00-4 [was Re: problem with tcsh-6.12.00-3]
- References: <Pine.GSO.4.44.0302111222500.11184-100000@dragon>
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Tue, Feb 11, 2003 at 12:37:21PM -0700, Andrew Grimm wrote:
> The major problem is that $shell and $SHELL are now getting set to
> /tmp/install/usr/bin/tcsh instead of /usr/bin/tcsh. This is causing the
> shell to fail, say in an xterm, trying to exec $SHELL.
> I verified that this problem resides in the executable rather than my
> configuration files by examining it with strings.
Thanks for the report. I tracked it down to be a flaw in Makefile.in.
> There is another problem which is not new to this release, but I feel
> should be corrected. The default /etc/csh.login should have two lines
> changed in this manner:
> set path=( /usr/local/bin /usr/bin /bin $path:q )
> The $path:q preserves spaces in spacey MS pathnames. Right now path
> elements like "Program Files" are resulting in multiple bad entries from
> the inherited Windows path. This hurts performance.
> set TERM=cygwin
> The current setting of "linux" is not correct for the Cygwin shell window,
> I think.
Again, thanks for these two hints!
I've just uploaded a -4 release which has the correct $SHELL setting
and both of your fixes to csh.login.
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