61554Re: HOME variable in cmd.exe for vim compiled in an UNIX-like environment
- Jun 2, 2011Fabian Greffrath wrote:
> Am 31.05.2011 11:16, schrieb Gary Johnson:It's perfectly OK for homedir to be NULL. Setting it to any random
> > Under what conditions does yours crash?
> Plain vim.exe from MSYS executed in a cmd.exe shell.
> I have seen something similar to your observations: If I unset HOME in
> cmd.exe (via "set HOME=") and then run vim.exe from MSYS, it crashes.
> If I first run bash and then start vim.exe from bash, it works, even
> if bash also has its HOME variable unset. Strange...
> However, currently the init_homedir function in misc1.c does not
> consider the case when both UNIX is defined at build time (#ifdef
> UNIX) but (var == NULL) at run time, which is perfectly possible when
> vim is compiled in an MSYS environment (which has __unix defined) but
> executed from a cmd.exe shell without a HOME variable.
> The attached short patch is very pragmatic but at least provides a
> fallback solution when the aforementioned case occures, else the
> init_homedir function may return and the homedir variable is still NULL.
directory is not a good idea.
Where does Vim crash when homedir is NULL? That should be fixed.
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