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Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 22:17:05 +0200
From: "Eli Zaretskii" <eliz AT is DOT elta DOT co DOT il>
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To: "mike friedrichs" <mike_fr1 AT txucom DOT net>
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Subject: Re: bash startup
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> From: "mike friedrichs" <mike_fr1 AT txucom DOT net>
> Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2001 13:17:04 -0600
>
> when I started bash using the following environment, I received piping
> errors, and some times a general protection fault, and then dumped out of
> 'bash'. I also copied _blogin, _bashrc, and _inputrc
> from d:\dosgnu\gnu\bash-2.04\dos to d:\dosgnu\home\mikefr; my home directory
> 
> "dos environment" prior to executing 'bash'
> winbootdir=C:\WIN
> COMSPEC=C:\COMMAND.COM
> DJGPP=d:\dosgnu\DJGPP.ENV
> HOME=d:\dosgnu\home\mikefr
> TMPDIR=d:\temp
> PROMPT=$p$g
> windir=C:\WIN
> PATH=D:\DOSGNU\BIN;D:\PC-DOS;C:\WIN;C:\WIN\COMMAND;C:\BATCH
> TMP=c:\temp
> TEMP=c:\temp
> DIRCMD=/o:gne

Does the directory d:/temp actually exist?

> 
> sometimes I wouldn't have a  general protection fault and i would stay in
> bash. I would then echo the environment to the screen with 'set', and I
> would notice that environment variable 'tmpdir' would return '/temp',
> instead of 'd:/temp'.

Please post the contents of your _blogin and _bashrc files.  Do some
of them set SYSROOT or some such?

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