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bug#23453: 25.0.93; dired-do-find-regexp does not work on Windows even a


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#23453: 25.0.93; dired-do-find-regexp does not work on Windows even after installing GNU find and grep
Date: Thu, 05 May 2016 19:52:21 +0300

> From: Kaushal Modi <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 05 May 2016 16:36:00 +0000
> Cc: address@hidden, "address@hidden" <address@hidden>
> 
>  > I have had this in my config and it works fine (for a different executable 
> chrome.exe):
>  >
>  > (let ((chrome-path "C:/Program Files (x86)/Google/Chrome/Application/"))
>  > (setq exec-path (append exec-path `(,chrome-path)))
>  > (setq browse-url-generic-program (executable-find "chrome")))
> 
>  Bad idea, as I explained in my earlier message. You need to change
>  PATH _outside_ of Emacs.
> 
> Well, as mentioned earlier, changing the exec-path and doing setenv PATH from 
> within emacs works just
> fine.

Suit yourself, but my grey hair says this has subtle problems.  You
are welcome to wait for them to happen, of course ;-)  A lesson
learned from your own experience is much more vivid that if you learn
from that of others.





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