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Re: Patch for path.cc & environ.cc
Chris Faylor wrote:
> >If I am understanding you, there must be lots of software that
> >suffers from the same problem. Think of all that Unix code that does
> >something like this:
> > char datafile[MAXPATHLEN] = "";
> > const char* home = getenv("HOME");
> > if (home) strncpy(datafile, home, sizeof(datafile));
> > strncat(datafile, "/.GnomoVision/config", sizeof(datafile));
> > [ Do something with filename ]
> >If I understand correctly, wouldn't this run afoul of the problem if
> >the "HOME" environment variable were something like "C:\My Documents"
> >? Or am I not getting it?
> HOME is converted to POSIX format by Cygwin.
OK, switch HOME to something like GNOMOVISION_DIR. Lot's of software does
that. Or does Cygwin convert all paths found in the environment?
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