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


From: Chuck . Irvine
Subject: RE: very wierd commit from emacs (or ntemacs) problem
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2001 14:57:22 -0500

Stephe,

Sorry. I'm not clear on your message. Are you suggesting a possible 
solution to my problem, or are you saying that the (setenv "SHELL" 
"bash") setting as I have it is correct? Thanks

Chuck

> -----Original Message-----
> From: stephen.a.leake.1 [mailto:address@hidden
> Sent: Tuesday, April 17, 2001 2:46 PM
> To: eliz
> Cc: Chuck.Irvine; bug-gnu-emacs; ntemacs-users; stephen.a.leake.1
> Subject: Re: very wierd commit from emacs (or ntemacs) problem
> 
> 
> 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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