Forcing SYSTEMROOT (opinions needed)

egor duda
Wed May 2 23:48:00 GMT 2001


Thursday, 03 May, 2001 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?

PR> Since the Winsock dll is dynamically loaded via LoadLibrary, would it be
PR> possible to fill out SYSTEMROOT just prior to the load?

it's true only if started application is a cygwin one. but we may want
to start non-cygwin apps via execle() or spawnle()

Egor.   ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19

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