Suppressing annoying warnings

Uday S Reddy usr.vm.rocks@gmail.com
Sun Nov 18 13:50:00 GMT 2012


On 10/1/2012 1:18 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 29, 2012 at 11:53:06AM -0400, Ken Brown wrote:
>> On 9/29/2012 11:33 AM, Daniel Corbe wrote:
>>> If this were an environment that I had customized on my own I might
>>> agree with you; however, this is a standard toolkit that I'm working
>>> with and its functionally portable to every platform I've tried to use
>>> so far except for cygwin.
>>
>> And the reason is that this "standard toolkit" uses an obsolete setting
>> of the CYGWIN environment variable.  It needs to be updated.
>
> Especially since it had absolutely no business setting the variable to
> begin with.

I am trying to understand why it is said that emacs-w3m had no business 
setting the environment variable.

Obviously, it was a setting recommended in earlier versions of Cygwin, 
and emacs-w3m is setting it for its own sub-processes.  Is there a 
better way of arranging things?

Cheers,
Uday Reddy




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