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Re: [ITP] chere
- From: Dave <d_inabox at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 5 Oct 2004 06:20:10 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: [ITP] chere
> On Mon, 4 Oct 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 08:09:48PM +0200, Reini Urban wrote:
> > >Dave schrieb:
> > >>Recent traffic in the main mailing list indicated a package to manage
> > >>Cygwin Prompt Here functionality would be appreciated.
> > >>
> > >>I propose contributing (and maintaining) a shell script to do this.
> > >>See the attached script for my initial version. It works as advertised
> > >>on my W2K box, installing and uninstalling a Bash/Rxvt context menu.
> > >
> > >Cannot you think of a better name than "chere"?
> > I sort of like the whimsicalness of "chere". The summary description
> > should make it clear what it does.
> FWIW, me too. As in "Elle est très _chère_ aux coeurs de la communauté
> d'utilisateurs de Cygwin". :-D
I'm subscribed by digest, and suspect this has broken threading... (I'll figure
this out eventually)
OK, I've already got a few fixes to the script. I'll add a -h hint to the Error
messages as Reini suggested.
As to the name, I'm really not bothered. If it is more useful to have a
descriptive name, I'll switch. But I like the fact that there are a multitude of
different ways you could conceivably pronounce it :)
In the meantime, I've verified that cmd, zsh, tcsh, bash and ash shells start in
the appropriate directory with rxvt. My cygwin install is 2+ years old at home,
so I haven't been able to check pdksh or xterm.
At the moment I'm a web pauper without any webspace; but I'm moving shortly and
the situation should be improving. Hopefully be able to post an appropriate
package early next week.
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