Hans-Bernhard Broeker wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Bruce Korb wrote:
> FYI, I'm not sure any of the former SCO people are even still reading
> this... I haven't heard from any of them in a long time.
Oh, well. I left SCO almost 4 years ago...
> I'm not completely convinced that the patch is worth having --- you could
> achieve the same effect by installing a little script ...
> #! /bin/sh
> exec gnuclient -n "$@"
Sure, that works. It is just not as straight forward or convenient.
That counts for a lot in usability. :) That's what I used, until I
was on a system that didn't have my scripts available ....
> > I only did the implementation for UNIXy platforms. It looked
> > to be challenging to do it for Windows.
> I don't think so. Actually, cscope doesn't currently build on native
> Windows at all, to my knowledge. It builds on Cygwin, but that's as
> UNIXy as you can get without getting in trouble with the bunch of
> rainmakers that seems to be all that's left of SCO these days.
> It also builds on DJGPP, but that's not Windows either --- it's extended
> MSDOS. Off-hand, I think the problem of having arguments in $EDITOR
> never even existed on DJGPP.
Probably not. Anyway, if __MSDOS__ is defined, then the $EDITOR parsing
is compiled out.
Cheers - Bruce