default shell for perl(activeware)/emacs

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@hotmail.com
Tue Jan 6 04:58:00 GMT 1998


Hi Liz,

The problem is that the version of perl your using only expects to find 
the dos cmd shell.  You either have to find someone elses port to 
gnu-win32 or you have to get the sources and build it with gnu-win32 
yourself.

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>Date: Mon, 05 Jan 1998 13:21:59 -0800
>From: "B. Elizabeth Trojan" <lizt@synopsys.com>
>To: gnu-win32@cygnus.com
>Subject: default shell for perl(activeware)/emacs
>
>I've noticed that the default shell for perl and emacs is not
>sh/bash. In perl executing a command using the backtick command
>results in the command being interpreted by a windows cmd shell.
>Likewise if you attempt to start a shell in emacs. How have other
>people dealt with this issue?
>-- 
>Liz Trojan
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