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Re: init_buffer PWD fix

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: init_buffer PWD fix
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 10:03:22 +0300 (IDT)

On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Keiichiro Nagano wrote:

> init_buffer uses environmental variable PWD to identify current
> working directory.  I think we should not use it on Windows.  On
> Windows with Cygwin, PWD is unreliable and confusing, because
> * Cygwin bash treats it
> * Cygwin sh (ash) doesnot
> * to say nothing of command.com, cmd.exe, nmake.exe and so on

Sorry, I don't understand the problem.  command.com. cmd.exe etc. don't 
set PWD, so the current Emacs code should DTRT.  I don't know about ash; 
are you saying that it sets PWD to the wrong value?

It's impossible to evaluate your suggestion without understanding the 
details.  Please describe those details.  Thanks in advance.

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