Midnight Commander - Where is the subshell?

herbert langhans herbert.raimund at gmx.net
Fri Jan 1 19:51:37 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 01, 2010 at 07:28:47PM +0100, Polytropon wrote:
> Herbert and all friends of the MC,
> because the MC is my main tool for nearly everything, I
> think I should share my newest observation.
> On Thu, 31 Dec 2009 13:06:02 +0100, herbert langhans <herbert.raimund at gmx.net> wrote:
> > Fascinating. I have the 'no subshell' phenomenon on the desktop
> > and the laptop. Tried also from another user login, still the
> > same. Root can use mc-subshell, but users get a blank screen
> > with CTRL-o.
> Fascinating, indeed. I have just updated mc to 4.7.0, which
> is on OS 8.0-RC1, and I don't have this problem. At "make
> config", I had set everything to [X] except X11. When I
> press ^o, I can "switch" between the MC and the subshell,
> even as an ordinary user.
> > It even seems to be not a common problem. Just common on my
> > FreeBSD-computers..
> Now no more. :-)

Thanks, Polytropon.
I think I will start at the beginning, config the thing and compile it again.

Should make no difference from 7.2 to 8.0 (just guessing).

Just good to know that I have a unique problem here, not a common FreeBSD-port bug..

herb langhans

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