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RE: Win32 NT feature that may cause problems. CORRECTION
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: RE: Win32 NT feature that may cause problems. CORRECTION
- From: Rick Rankin <rick_rankin at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Mon, 17 Apr 2000 10:32:40 -0700 (PDT)
I noticed this before as well, although I use a different toolbar. I found that
just exiting and restarting the toolbar "fixes" the problem. I think that when
you restart the toolbar, it will see the new environment setting(s) and will
then be able to pass it on to its child processes.
--- Earnie Boyd <email@example.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Kevin. I'll restate this problem.
> If the shortcut is started from the Desktop there isn't a problem. If the
> shortcut is started from the Microsoft Office Shortcut Bar then the problem
> --- Kevin Schnitzius <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > How are you invoking the short cut?
> > I am unable to reproduce this behavior using desktop short cuts...
> > Kevin
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Earnie Boyd [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Monday, April 17, 2000 10:24
> > To: MinGW@eGroups.com; cygwin users
> > Subject: Win32 NT feature that may cause problems.
> > I've discovered that if I add a new Environment Variable via
> > the System
> > application of the Control Panel and I have a shortcut to an
> > executable the
> > process does _not_ contain the newly created variable. If I
> > start the process
> > by hand it _does_ contain the newly created variable.
> > The solution:
> > 1) Reboot.
> > 2) Cause the shortcut to be modified. When the shortcut is
> > updated the newly
> > created variable will be contained.
> > I am using WinNT 4 sp4.
> > =====
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