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Re: init_buffer PWD fix

From: 永野圭一郎
Subject: Re: init_buffer PWD fix
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 08:00:10 +0900
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.9.9 (Unchained Melody) EMY/1.13.9 (Art is long, life is short) LIMIT/1.14.7 (Fujiidera) APEL/10.3 Emacs/21.2.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

At Mon, 22 Apr 2002 05:15:17 +0900,
knagano wrote:
> Windows with Cygwin, PWD is unreliable and confusing, because
> * Cygwin bash treats it
> * Cygwin sh (ash) doesnot
> * to say nothing of command.com, cmd.exe, nmake.exe and so on

So when you invoke 'sh', 'make' or 'nmake' from the bash shell, you
cannot trust PWD.  You will meet with this kind of situations quite
often when you try to 'make' Emacs Lisp products which do chdir(cd) in

(For instance, see
* http://lists.airs.net/semi-gnus/archive/200101/msg00057.html
* http://www.ysnb.net/meadow/meadow-users-jp/2001/msg01014.html
if you can read Japanese.)

Keiichiro Nagano

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