This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: [ITP] chere

On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Dave wrote:

> Igor wrote:
> > 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
> > 	Igor
> I'm subscribed by digest, and suspect this has broken threading... (I'll
> figure this out eventually)

You can use the web archives to read the list.  The web archives have very
nice threading.

> 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.

FYI, pdksh should be equivalent to ash, and xterm's -e flag has the same
syntax as rxvt's.  It should just work.

> 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.

Given that you're on Yahoo, have you looked at either Geocities or the
Yahoo briefcase (if you're a premium member)?  I've also seen people post
to the misc.test newsgroup, and give Google groups links to messages
      |\      _,,,---,,_
ZZZzz /,`.-'`'    -.  ;-;;,_
     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski, Ph.D.
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

"Happiness lies in being privileged to work hard for long hours in doing
whatever you think is worth doing."  -- Dr. Jubal Harshaw

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]