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Re: Cygwin 1.0: Error when launching MSDOS bat file from bash on Windows 2000
- To: "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: Re: Cygwin 1.0: Error when launching MSDOS bat file from bash on Windows 2000
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2000 09:03:13 -0400
- References: <F1932D194B56D111965A00805F85190F01D38897@caucase.grenoble.xrce.xerox.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Tue, Apr 25, 2000 at 03:00:02PM +0200, Berche, Guillaume wrote:
>>I'm talking about path translation and you're quoting "File
>>permissions". I don't understand.
>Well, I would think that if cygwin tags a file as executable, then it
>would also be able to translate its path to execute appropriately. In
>the same way than when a file starts with "#! /bin/perl" cygwin would
>mark the file as executable and invoke /bin/perl to "translate" the
>path, I would think that cygwin would mark ".bat" files as executable
>and invoke the MSDOS shell to execute them (i.e. "translate" their
>Am I making false assumptions here?
And, if cygwin invokes the MSDOS shell using this path:
what kind of behavior would you predict?
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