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Re: very wierd commit from emacs (or ntemacs) problem


From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: very wierd commit from emacs (or ntemacs) problem
Date: 17 Apr 2001 15:46:25 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.6

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> On Mon, 16 Apr 2001 address@hidden wrote:
> 
> > > I suspect that the problem is with quoting the log message that is
> > > passed to CVS.  Are you sure that Emacs invokes Bash as the shell?
> > > What is your SHELL variable set to?
> > 
> > Inside my .emacs, I set $SHELL to bash, i.e.:
> > (setenv "SHELL" "bash")  
> 
> That might not do what you want: setenv doesn't change Emacs's own
> environment, only the environment that is passed to subprocesses.

That is what you need in this case; the vc lisp is spawning a shell
under Emacs in which to run cvs. 

You might need to specify the full path in SHELL, but probably not.

-- 
-- Stephe




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