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bug#23186: 25.0.92; Tramp: Windows does not always set COMSPEC, tramp bl


From: Jerry Asher
Subject: bug#23186: 25.0.92; Tramp: Windows does not always set COMSPEC, tramp blows up in a string-match
Date: Sat, 2 Apr 2016 13:21:30 -0700

Since the two of you have decided that a verbose warning is all that is required to satisfy the problems THESE people are reporting and have reported for years, since you have decided that assigning a guaranteed bad value is better than setting a mostly correct value,

https://www.google.com/search?q=emacs+cmd.exe+tramp-encoding-shell+string-match

Then I gather I was correct in my earliest decision that working with you was an exercise in futility and frustration.



On Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 1:03 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Cc: Jerry Asher <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2016 21:37:51 +0200
>
> The Tramp maintainers could check, whether COMSPEC is set, and raise a
> verbose warning in case it isn't. Refusing further work.

That'd be fine with me.

> Shall I commit this to the emacs-25 branch, or to master?

emacs-25, I guess.


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