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Re: SHELL in shell.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: SHELL in shell.el
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2001 21:12:40 +0200

> From: "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden>
> Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2001 13:52:34 -0500
> shell-file-name defaults to (or (getenv "SHELL") "/bin/sh"),
> so it shouldn't make much of a difference.  The reason for the change
> was that someone complained that M-x shell didn't work even though he
> had set his shell-file-name properly.
> Could it introduce a problem ?

The difference between the old and the new code is that if someone
modified the value of $SHELL inside Emacs, you will get the same
complaints as with shell-file-name before the change.

I don't know if this will cause any problems in practice.

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