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Re: One system works, the other doesn't
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <ronald at landheer dot com>
- To: Peter Davis <pd at world dot std dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com, <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 2 May 2003 10:56:33 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: One system works, the other doesn't
This has nothing to do with cygwin-apps..
On Thu, 1 May 2003, Peter Davis wrote:
> 1) At home (NT4), .bashrc is automatically run when I fire up a bash
> shell. At work, it doesn't, though I can manually run it with
> source ~/.bashrc
I usually call those files .profile, WFM
> 2) At home (NT4), the simple perl script I use to filter mutt messages
> before displaying them works beautifully. At work (XP), the
> messages all display with ^M at the end of every line. (This is
> recent ... since I just re-installed Cygwin on this machine. It
> *used* to work.)
Might be related to your CYGWIN environment variable, or (digging in
swapped-out memory) the issues explained by Igor here:
I also vaguely remember something about an environment variable needed
with Perl on some occasions, but there's a lot of clouds around that
part... (maybe someone else on the list can help you with that)
> 3) At home, mutt has no trouble telling me which MH mailboxes contain
> new mail. At work, however, this function of mutt doesn't work.
> Once I open the mailbox, the new messages are correctly marked with
> 'N', but when I attempt to change mailboxes, mutt doesn't prompt me
> as it should.
No idea there..
> I've compared the output from 'cygcheck -s -v' on the two machines,
> but I didn't see anything obvious. (The work machine has more
> packages installed.) Can anyone suggest what might be responsible for
> these quirks?
Other than the WAGs above, we'll probably need the two cygcheck files..
NB: I bounced this message to cygwin at cygwin dot com, but hadn't seen it
had been cross-posted - sorry folks..
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