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Re: cygwin chere not working with zsh version 4.3.10 but worked for 4.3.9
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- From: "Benjamin R. Haskell" <zsh@xxxxxxxxxx>
- To: "Peter A. Castro" <doctor@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cygwin chere not working with zsh version 4.3.10 but worked for 4.3.9
- Date: Tue, 7 Sep 2010 14:59:21 -0400 (EDT)
- Cc: reckoner <reckoner@xxxxxxxxx>, zsh-users@xxxxxxx
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On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, Peter A. Castro wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Sep 2010, reckoner wrote:
> > Dear Ben:
> > It turns out that commenting out CHERE_INVOKING fixed problem.
(To give credit where it's due: Peter originally pointed out CHERE_INVOKING.)
> > Evidently, there was no CHERE_INVOKING environment variable.
> > Mysterious.
> This implies a change to chere, rather than zsh, but I don't think
> that's the case, since you mentioned it worked previously with zsh
> 4.3.9. The code in /etc/zprofile concerning CHERE_INVOKING has not
> changed between versions. And yet, Ben mentioned 4.3.10 working with
> chere for him as is. This will require some debugging, I suppose.
As another data point, I added:
to my /etc/zprofile, and it echoes:
So the versions I'm using seem to pass it properly.
> Is there anything special about your cygwin installation? Are using a
> mix of older Cygwin packages with newer Cygwin packages? Like, maybe
> chere is 1.5 based? Zsh 4.3.9 that's in the repository was built
> under Cygwin 1.5, so there might be some relationship if chere is also
> 1.5 based.
Beyond that, the next thing I'd suspect is something in your own startup
files. (Don't recall whether you mentioned them.) Before this thread,
I didn't know 'chere' existed, and had my own function to drop me into
my home directory on my old Win XP Cygwin installation (It used to start
me in /usr/bin, presumably the working directory for whatever Zsh
shortcut I had setup. Worked out-of-the-box on Win7, so I never
installed my hack.) What Windows version are you running? Maybe it's a
A stretch, and mostly out of curiosity, do you have anything in
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