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Re: sourcing environment

From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: sourcing environment
Date: Wed, 11 Oct 2006 22:00:12 +0300

On 2006-10-11 09:07, Tak Ota <address@hidden> wrote:
> Thanks for the suggestion.  I understand what you do but in my case I
> don't prepare the shell scripts but they come as a part of software
> development kit from system silicon vendors.  I used to hand translate
> those shell scripts into custom elisp functions like you show below
> but that soon got too cumbersome to maintain for multiple platforms.
> What I want to automate is the following process without loosing the
> currently opened buffers.
> M-x kill-emacs
> $ source env-xxx.sh
> $ emacs

It looks like you would have to spawn a subshell, save its environment
somewhere, source the script, save the new environment, diff the two
environments and 'translate' the diff output to appropriate

    (setenv "FOO" "bar")


    (setenv "FOO" nil)

calls :(

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