From: Carlo Strozzi <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: Beta release rc-1.6b3 available
Date: Tue, 23 Oct 2001 02:55:57 -0500 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20011023085557.A16410@texne.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; from email@example.com on Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 08:56:06AM -0500
On Mon, Oct 15, 2001 at 08:56:06AM -0500, Tim Goodwin wrote:
> A new beta release, rc-1.6b3, is available from the usual place.
> Please test this beta! I'd like to turn it into rc-1.7, but it needs
> a lot more testing first. I need positive feedback (platforms where
> it builds and runs smoothly) as well as reports of any problems.
Mine is not really a bug report, buth rather a request for a new
feature. I dunno whether it has been asked before on this list, but
are there any chances that rc will ever handle a path specification
in the form of:
; command ~/path/to/file
where ``~'' gets substituted internally with the value of $home ?
Likewise, ~user should be replaced by $home/user/. Of course this
is a-la-bash, but it would make rc much more handy to use as
a login shell. The executable that I use has been linked with the
GNU readline library, which handles the above cases correctly, but
when it passes the path to rc the latter complains, of course.
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next prev parent reply other threads:[~2001-10-23 10:47 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 18+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2001-10-15 13:56 Tim Goodwin
2001-10-17 14:13 ` Buggs
2001-10-17 14:34 ` Tim Goodwin
2001-10-17 21:13 ` Buggs
[not found] ` <20011019004843.A429@gc.wirefire.com>
2001-10-19 17:14 ` Tim Goodwin
2001-10-22 6:47 ` Scott Schwartz
2001-10-24 3:25 ` Chris Siebenmann
2001-10-24 3:41 ` Scott Schwartz
2001-10-23 7:55 ` Carlo Strozzi [this message]
2001-10-23 12:44 ` Tim Goodwin
2001-10-23 21:32 ` Carlo Strozzi
2001-10-24 3:34 ` Chris Siebenmann
2001-10-24 8:04 ` Carlo Strozzi
2001-10-23 15:47 ` Markus Friedl
2001-10-23 21:09 ` Carlo Strozzi
2001-10-23 15:55 ` Sam Roberts
2001-10-23 21:14 ` Scott Schwartz
2001-10-26 23:57 Gary Carvell
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