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Re: How to (dynamically) control Unix/Dos PATH-like variable translation
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: How to (dynamically) control Unix/Dos PATH-like variable translation
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Sun, 1 Apr 2001 19:12:23 -0400
- References: <20010330231906.A1374@redhat.com> <Pine.LNX.email@example.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sun, Apr 01, 2001 at 12:53:28AM -0500, Jan Vicherek wrote:
>On Fri, 30 Mar 2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>If you are running the cygwin process 'env' then cygwin will convert
>>some environment variables to UNIX format. There's no way around that.
>How can I control which variables get translated Dos->Unix when
>starting a CYGWIN binary from Windows and which variables get
>translated Unix->Dos when starting a DOS/Windows binary from CYGWIN ?
>that HOME, PATH, and LD_LIBRARY_PATH are converted, but it doesn't say
>how to control any additional ones in runtime.
The main reason for this is that it isn't possible. Don't know why you think
that this list is flexible. It isn't.
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