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Re: retrieving invocation arguments

Sweth Chandramouli (svc@xxxxxxxxx) wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 09:59:15PM +0100, Adam Spiers wrote:
> > To give some context to this, some machines I use have RedHat
> > brokenness in /etc/zshrc, which I avoid by invoking zsh with -d from
> > my .switch_shell.  If I then tweak something in my .zshrc for
> > instance, or cvs update and reinstall a new zsh, I want to be able to
> > just type `restart' to get a fresh new shell, hence the need for
> > restart preserving the -d option.
> 	Umm... if you know what the flag in question is, why not
> just hardcode it into your restart function, or have your restart
> function call you switch_shell routine, or one of a million other
> ways to not have to parse the entire shell option list just to see if
> an option that you know you want to set happens to be set?

I'm already using a work-around.  I merely wanted to know if there was
a clean and totally generalised way to do it, because I don't use the
same options on all machines I use, and I'd rather not have to code a
different restart function for each one.

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