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RE: cygwin 1.5.11: execv doesn't set argv on Windows programs
- From: "David A. Rogers" <darogers at speakeasy dot net>
- To: Chuck McDevitt <cmcdevitt at ABINITIO dot COM>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com, Dave Korn <dk at artimi dot com>
- Date: Fri, 10 Sep 2004 14:19:40 -0500 (Central Daylight Time)
- Subject: RE: cygwin 1.5.11: execv doesn't set argv on Windows programs
On Fri, 10 Sep 2004, Chuck McDevitt wrote:
> argv and argc are concepts from the C runtime, not the Windows OS.
> The actual entry point to your program is to a routine that calls the
> initialization routines of the C library, then calls winMain.
Yes, certainly. The point I was making was that the information was available
in a true win32 app. David Korn implied that the WinMain call was the only
access to the calling arguments that were available to a win32 app. That is
not true, as I showed.
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