Forcing SYSTEMROOT (opinions needed)

Christopher Faylor
Wed May 2 19:30:00 GMT 2001

On Wed, May 02, 2001 at 06:55:19PM -0500, Parker, Ron wrote:
>>So we have to trade the possibility of someone wanting complete control
>>of his environment versus the possibility of someone not specifying
>>SYSTEMROOT but needing it for the program that is about to be run.
>>Should I flip a coin?
>Since the Winsock dll is dynamically loaded via LoadLibrary, would it
>be possible to fill out SYSTEMROOT just prior to the load?

Hmm.  If we could be guaranteed that the program being loaded was a
cygwin program we could.

Or, maybe we don't care...  This is a creative approach to this problem.
I like it.


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