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[h-e-w] Bash with emacs's shell

From: David Starks-Browning
Subject: [h-e-w] Bash with emacs's shell
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 11:59:16 +0000

On Thursday 29 Nov 01, Peter Fraser writes:
> Following up on an earlier message, I was told by
> others that emacs shell was working for them with bash
> I did some more tracking, and found out an incantation 
> to cause the problem. If your .emacs consists of just 
> the following
> (setq explicit-shell-file-name "bash.exe")
> (custom-set-variables
> ;; custom-set-variables was added by Custom -- don't edit or cut/paste it!
>  ;; Your init file should contain only one such instance.
>  '(current-language-environment "Latin-1")
> )
> Emac's shell will not work. If you use the incantations
> in the FAQ it will still not work and I was told by
> Kevin Seguin address@hidden that those incantations
> were no longer necessary

There is an entry in the Cygwin FAQ at <> about
using Cygwin's bash in an nt-emacs shell.  Has anyone tried this?  I'd
quite like to know whether it's correct, or whether it needs to be
updated for GNU Emacs 21?

(Cygwin FAQ maintainer)

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