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RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: run-1.1.11-1
" On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 07:16:17PM +0100, Robin Walker wrote:
" >--On 17 August 2009 17:52 +0000 Stephan Mueller wrote:
" >> Robin Walker wrote:
" >> " On any NT-class Windows, calling a *.bat file causes a 16-bit
" >> sub-system to " be spawned, and the .bat file is interpreted within the
" >> 16-bit command " interpreter.
" >> "
" >> " Does the startxwin.bat script work when it is renamed startxwin.cmd ?
" >> This is certainly an interesting question, but I'm not sure I believe the
" >> preceding claim.
" >OK, I stand corrected. It looks as if something that bit me more years ago
" >than I can remember is not in fact the problem that I mis-remembered it to
" >Sorry for wasting your time!
" Too bad. It was an interesting supposition, at least.
... and perhaps worth doing the quick test Robin suggested, just to be sure,
since it really is cheap.
(Despite my years of not noticing 16-bit involvement, I stand by my
weasel words -- I'm not 100% _sure_ here either.)
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