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Re: named directory bug

Bart Schaefer wrote:
> I've thought using parameters for named directories was a bad idea for a
> very long time, ever since my csh-junkie hack of `chpwd () { cwd=$PWD }'
> started causing `~cwd' to show up in my prompt.  (Guess when autonamedirs
> became an option rather than the default behavior.)  At the very least I
> think there should be a parameter flag for "this parameter is a nameddir"
> checked by unsetparam_pm() and strsetfn() before calling adduserdir().

Would it help if we avoid local variables becoming directory names, or at
least checked if there was already a name before adding one for a local

Peter Stephenson <pws@xxxxxxx>                  Software Engineer
CSR Ltd., Science Park, Milton Road,
Cambridge, CB4 0WH, UK                          Tel: +44 (0)1223 392070

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