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Re: Fixes to let woman.el deal with MANPATH_MAP elements

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Fixes to let woman.el deal with MANPATH_MAP elements
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 19:34:32 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 11:29:25 +0100
>> Both problems appear fixed with the following rather straightforward
>> patch.  While it clearly fixes faulty behavior, it could be considered
>> bordering on "new feature".
>> Should I still apply it?
> That's something for Richard to decide.
>> !          (unless path (setq path (split-string (getenv "PATH") ":" t)))
> Please don't install such unportable code: only Posix platforms use
> `:' to separate directories in PATH and other similar variables.
> Please use `path-separator' instead.

Thanks, that was important information.  It would not have broken
previously existing behavior, but would not have helped, either.  I'll
rework the patch.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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