[TxMt] Documentation broken for Ruby in latest build

Dave Baldwin dave.baldwin at 3dlabs.com
Tue May 1 10:15:14 UTC 2007

On 1 May 2007, at 10:58, Allan Odgaard wrote:

env^R just hung with with coloured wheel.  So I forced quit TM and  
restarted it (from Finder).

The env^R showed HOME and USER set up as expeced.  LOGNAME does not  
exist.  ^h for ruby help and running ruby now works as expected.

TM had only been running for a few hours before I noticed these  
problems and I hadn't been doing anything 'difficult'.

I am happy to poke around some more if you have anything you want me  
to look at.


> On 1. May 2007, at 11:48, Dave Baldwin wrote:
>> I don't think I was clear enough - $HOME is set up correctly  
>> already when I check in both shells (tsh is the one I normally  
>> use, but I think TM used bash when running shell commands).
> HOME is not setup by bash but inherited from the parent process.
> Try type env⌃R in TextMate and see if you have HOME, USER, and  
> LOGNAME set.
> You could likely quit TextMate and start it from your terminal  
> (where you have HOME) calling TextMate.app/Contents/MacOS/TextMate  
> directly (i.e. not using ‘open’, as then it would be launch  
> services/the WindowServer process which starts it, and it then  
> inherits the environment from that process, which is likely the  
> process that somehow managed to un-associate itself with USER etc.).
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