61608Re: HOME variable in cmd.exe for vim compiled in an UNIX-like environment
- Jun 7, 2011fabian greffrath wrote:
> Am 07.06.2011 05:40, schrieb Bram Moolenaar:I guess what happens is that the shell dies, and takes Vim with it.
> > This tries to expand a file pattern starting with "~/", which won't work
> > when $HOME isn't set. However, it should not crash.
> > You say the shell chokes on the command, but how does that make Vim
> > crash?
> I don't know. Maybe it's just Windows that for some reason *believes*
> that vim has crashed . However, I have just tried out with another
> shell, i.e. the sh.exe from UnxUtils (which is a zsh) and it works
> even if both PATH and HOME are unset!
> - Fabian
>  These are the debug messages that Windows presents to me (in
> German, sorry):
> Problemereignisname: APPCRASH
> Anwendungsname: conhost.exe
> Anwendungsversion: 6.1.7601.17514
> Anwendungszeitstempel: 4ce79a18
> Fehlermodulname: conhost.exe
> Fehlermodulversion: 6.1.7601.17514
> Fehlermodulzeitstempel: 4ce79a18
> Ausnahmecode: c0000005
> Ausnahmeoffset: 0000000000001e65
> Betriebsystemversion: 6.1.7601.2.1.0.256.4
> Gebietsschema-ID: 1031
> Zusatzinformation 1: f7b2
> Zusatzinformation 2: f7b24610852830221d2f973252451319
> Zusatzinformation 3: 1131
> Zusatzinformation 4: 11317911aee4606a99ac6986df83c9f2
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I don't think it is up to Vim to set $HOME just to avoid the shell from
You could try running that conhost.exe without $HOME in another context,
see what happens.
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