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Re: Bash silently truncates the Command Line when called programatically via CreateProcess as MAXPATHLEN was reduced to 8192 from 16384
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 27 May 2014 18:16:55 -0400
- Subject: Re: Bash silently truncates the Command Line when called programatically via CreateProcess as MAXPATHLEN was reduced to 8192 from 16384
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On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 06:49:43PM +0530, Abhijit Bhattacharjee wrote:
>Yes, MSVS is Microsoft Visual Studio.
>and I am using the make for Windows
>Please note, when I am saying the path is getting truncated, its the
>bash that is truncating it. Also, its immaterial how and what is
>getting called. With the latest Cygwin, any program that is compiled
>and linked with the CRT would exhibit this behavior. The truncation
>issue in the CRT is best demonstrated by the following Code couplets
A Cygwin program which calls another Cygwin program does not have this
problem so it isn't completely immaterial.
>Also Note, if you would like to review the code that is responsible
>for the truncation, I would suggest you to refer the function
Not sure who you are talking to but, on the off chance that you are
hoping to engage a Cygwin developer, we do know where the glob code
lives. As I indicated, it originally comes from FreeBSD.
On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 04:08:57PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>Since this isn't really an issue when Cygwin calls Cygwin programs it
>likely isn't really high on anyone's priority list.
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