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Re: SHELL in shell.el

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: SHELL in shell.el
Date: Sun, 02 Dec 2001 14:20:31 -0500

> > 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.

Good point.  So maybe I should just revert it, or does anybody
know whether it's more common to set shell-file-name than to
(setenv "SHELL" foo) ?


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