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Re: ediff-problem when starting emacs from another program


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ediff-problem when starting emacs from another program
Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2002 09:52:46 +0300

Arne Christian Hårseth wrote:
> 
> I start up emacs from WinCVS and run ediff to compare two buffers. Emacs
> then gives the following error message:
> 
> c:\Programfiler\GNU\WinCvs 1.2\diff.exe: missing operand
> c:\Programfiler\GNU\WinCvs 1.2\diff.exe: Try `c:\Programfiler\GNU\WinCvs
> 1.2\diff.exe --help' for more information.
> 
> If I open the same files from a stand alone emacs it works just fine.

Does it help to rename the directory where you have WinCVS installed so that
the "WinCvs 1.2" part is changed to something without an embedded blank?

Also, what do you use for shell on that system?  Any non-default settings of
shell-related variables?



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