[Xmonad] shellPrompt kills xmonad
stefanor at cox.net
Fri Oct 26 18:56:13 EDT 2007
On Sat, Oct 27, 2007 at 12:18:23AM +0200, Andrea Rossato wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2007 at 11:01:31PM +0100, Benjamin M. A'Lee wrote:
> > Would it possibly be better to call /bin/sh instead, since that can
> > fairly reliably be found on Unix systems, whereas bash is only
> > common on GNU/Linux? Alternatively, look for a few (bash, zsh, ksh,
> > sh, possibly others) and run one. Or use the user's $SHELL setting.
> Now we relay on bash's compgen to get completions. So we are not just
> looking for a shell.
> I think this is a less burdensome requirement than the readline
> library, after all.
Why would it be? Bash absolutely requires readline (and includes a
copy, but that's not relevent since you still need a readline-capable
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