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Re: Midnight Commander and zsh - "Warning: cannot change directory..."

"Zbigniew B." wrote:
> I noticed strange problems when running mc from within zsh: when
> trying to change directory (using <Enter>, or <F3>) very often - no
> idea, what it's depending on - there's a message: "Warning: cannot
> change directory..." (or something like that), although in fact it
> changed to new directory. Even worse: sometimes after printing out the
> warning both mc's panels are moved higher, making the screen unusable
> (the topmost line, of course, goes away).
> I noticed, it's somehow related to subshell, because no such problems
> at all, when mc has been run with "mc -u".
> Surely someone noticed the problem earlier, and perhaps even found the
> cure? zsh 4.3.9, mc 4.6.2-pre1, Linux, Glibc 2.8

No, but if you can track down the exact error message we might be able
to suggest possibilities.

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR PLC, Churchill House, Cambridge Business Park, Cowley Road
Cambridge, CB4 0WZ, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 692070

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