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Re: How to (dynamically) control Unix/Dos PATH-like variabletranslation
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- Subject: Re: How to (dynamically) control Unix/Dos PATH-like variabletranslation
- From: Jan Vicherek <cygwin-user at ied dot com>
- Date: Tue, 3 Apr 2001 19:50:47 -0400 (EDT)
On Sun, 1 Apr 2001, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> Would it be useful? Since this is the first time that I can recall that
> anyone has asked for this, I think it would be only marginally useful.
Please see my post as of cca 2hrs ago in this same thread.
> If you are controlling the environment to such a state that you can add
> a CYGWIN_TRANSLATABLE variable, then just set the environment variables
> using posix paths. I believe that Cygwin already handles the ones that
> should be handled.
Since it cannot know of any applications, CYGWIN is currently only
handling the ones that should be handled for the OS (i.e. PATH and a
couple of others). But other apps need other VARs.
Any comments are welcome !
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