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Re: INFOPATH on MSYS(2) (WAS: Emacs 26.1 on Windows is HUGE)


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: INFOPATH on MSYS(2) (WAS: Emacs 26.1 on Windows is HUGE)
Date: Wed, 01 May 2019 20:17:10 +0300

> From: Noam Postavsky <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 1 May 2019 10:22:08 -0400
> Cc: Help Gnu Emacs mailing list <address@hidden>
> 
> > I just checked, and MSYS does perform this conversion, both on INFOPATH and 
> > on any other FOOPATH variable that looks like a list of directories.
> >
> > So INFOPATH should look in MinGW Emacs as expected, separated by 
> > semi-colons.  If it doesn't happen for you, there's some other factor at 
> > work here.
> >
> 
> It seems that it does perform the conversion, but in doing so drops
> the the trailing colon.
> 
> $ export INFOPATH=/c/foo:/c/bar:
> $ emacs -Q --batch --eval '(print (getenv "INFOPATH"))'
> "C:\\foo;C:\\bar"

That's a bug that should be reported, but Phillip said the situation
was much worse.



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