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Re: [Nmh-workers] whatnow(1)'s cd Doesn't Affect it's mime.

From: David Levine
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] whatnow(1)'s cd Doesn't Affect it's mime.
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:40:01 -0500

Jon wrote:

> Ralph Corderoy writes:
> > When implementing this, was there a reason whatnow doesn't implement
> > `cd' with chdir, as normal Unix commands that offer cd do, and instead
> > "fake" it for `pwd', `ls', and `attach', but not `mime', etc?
> Well, the most honest answer that I can give is that I did this so long ago
> that I just don't remember.

I wonder if it was a reluctance to add another chdir.  I would be.
Without some careful investigation into all of the other chdir's,
I wouldn't be surprised if they could stomp on each other.

> We're in year 17 of this addition to nmh



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