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Re: Unset TMP/TEMP in profile? (was Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: cygwin-1.7.0-67)
- From: Thomas Wolff <towo at towo dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 07 Mar 2011 23:48:22 +0100
- Subject: Re: Unset TMP/TEMP in profile? (was Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] [1.7] Updated: cygwin-1.7.0-67)
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Just commenting on one aspects:
A Windows application is likely to fail on cygpath-transformed values of
TEMP and TMP anyway, or am I missing something?
On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 6:37 PM, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
Ken Brown wrote:
That's precisely why I suggested unsetting TEMP and TMP in /etc/profile.
Then things should work as in linux.
Indeed. But a question emerges: what does it happen if one starts a Windows
application, which needs TEMP or TMP, from Cygwin?
(E.g. is there some implicit back-transformation if cygwin starts a
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