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Re: [Nmh-workers] [Patch] Relative MH variable lossage

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] [Patch] Relative MH variable lossage
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2016 20:49:14 -0600

Richard wrote:

> It seems that using a non-absolute MH variable doesn't work when an MH
> program chdir's and exec's a child that needs to read the
> profile. (Example below involving show and mhshow.)
> By inspection, setting MH to the resolved, absolute pathname inside
> context_read suffices to solve the problem I've encountered

Patch applied (and code comment added), thanks.

I did see your message, Lyndon.  I think that Richard's approach is
a good way to keep sight of MH through chdir/exec.


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