On Sep 27, 2012, at 9:11 PM, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Steffen Prohaska <proha...@zib.de> writes:
>> iTerm is an alternative to the default terminal emulation program on Mac
>> OS X. git-web--browse wasn't aware of iTerm and failed to open HTML
>> help pages when used in a shell session running in iTerm, reporting "No
>> known browser available." Now it works as expected.
>> Signed-off-by: Steffen Prohaska <proha...@zib.de>
>> git-web--browse.sh | 3 ++-
>> 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
>> diff --git a/git-web--browse.sh b/git-web--browse.sh
>> index 1e82726..95ecf65 100755
>> --- a/git-web--browse.sh
>> +++ b/git-web--browse.sh
>> @@ -120,7 +120,8 @@ if test -z "$browser" ; then
>> # SECURITYSESSIONID indicates an OS X GUI login session
>> if test -n "$SECURITYSESSIONID" \
>> - -o "$TERM_PROGRAM" = "Apple_Terminal" ; then
>> + -o "$TERM_PROGRAM" = "Apple_Terminal" \
>> + -o "$TERM_PROGRAM" = "iTerm.app" ; then
>> browser_candidates="open $browser_candidates"
> I do not have anything against iTerm, but could we have a solution
> that does not force us to keep adding 47 different terminal program
> names to the list over the longer term (no pun intended)? For
> example, "If on OS-X (which by the way does not seem to be checked
> with the current logic) and environment TERM_PROGRAM is set to any
> value", or something.
I googled a bit and it seems that TERM_PROGRAM is specific to OS X.
So simply testing whether TERM_PROGRAM is set to any value (without
additional check for OS X) might be good enough.
I am wondering whether anyone knows if TERM_PROGRAM is used on other
operating systems besides OS X.
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