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From: "Dr. Volker Zell" <Dr DOT Volker DOT Zell AT oracle DOT com>
Date: 29 Nov 2000 19:04:30 +0100
In-Reply-To: Christopher Faylor's message of "Tue, 28 Nov 2000 14:39:13 -0500"
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>>>>> "Christopher" == Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com> writes:

    Christopher> On Tue, Nov 28, 2000 at 08:48:21AM -0800, Earnie Boyd wrote:
    >> --- Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com> wrote:
    >>> >
    >>> >Oops! It is still not entirely correct as in a CMD box with INFOPATH
    >>> >set to c:/emacs/info;c:/cygwin/usr/info;c:/usr/local/info, it skips the
    >>> >first directory and processes the remaining two in reverse order.
    >>> Don't use semicolons.
    >> Well, that is a workaround.  IMO, info needs to determine it is being started
    >> from a "CMD box" and convert INFOPATH into POSIX format or use ';' as a
    >> separator.

    Christopher> I don't see why.  This is supposed to be a UNIX port.  INFOPATH has no
    Christopher> meaning to anything in Windows so there is no reason to use a Windows
    Christopher> convention when processing the environment variable.

Right, and it works in a CMD box when using :

    Christopher> cgf


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