|Actually, the path has been constant.
Just a new ftp.exe in the path. I've tried in
the past to rename/erase the c:\...\system32\ftp.exe, and some *monitor* in
Windows detects, and restores it. I'll play around with it and
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 3:53
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Re: ange-ftp not
working this AM
"Jeff Rancier" <address@hidden>
> I think I've found it after about 6 hours of
> ..emacs. I did a install from the
internet update for my cygwin tools, and
> *apparently* Cygwin thought I
needed a different version of ftp. So,
> ange-ftp was breaking due
to the following line:
> (setq exec-path (cons
It is frustrating when something
changes "behind your back".
> Perhaps, if I added the cygwin path
somehow to the end of list
> instead at the beginning?
set exec-path explicitly, precisely for this reason:
;; "standard" Ada,
gnu-drive "/usr/bin") ;; my tools, distributed
gnu-drive "/usr/local/bin") ;; locally compiled gnu
exec-directory ; emacs
"c:/texmf/miktex/bin/" ; before
(setenv "PATH" (mapconcat 'identity exec-path
> I guess I should
also be curious as to why this is failing,
I use cygwin ftp under
emacs, from Windows NT, and it works fine.
> and if there is a
better solution than using a binary search method
> of commenting out
half my .emacs, test, and do it again.
I don't think there is. Unless
you suspect a bad/new ftp.exe, you
have thought that setting the path to include cygwin was
bad. So you'd have
stepped right past it anyway.
> Is gdb.exe what I should use to
debug elisp, in particular my
No. I'm not sure how to
"step thru" a .el file. You can step thru a
function by executing 'M-x