1.7.5: Occasional failure of CreatePipe or signal handing due to thread-unsafe code in cwdstuff::set

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 12 13:09:00 GMT 2010

On Aug 12 08:50, Earnie wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >
> > Or don't start the Win32 app at all if the path is not valid. However
> > we have to call SetCurrentDirectory at least once, for the first
> > Cygwin app, into a spot it doesn't block the aforementioned rmdir.
> > C:\ comes to mind.  It's the one directory which always exists and
> > it's not removable anyway.
> >
> That should be SYSTEMDRIVE and not a hard C:\.  There is no
> guarantee that C: drive is present.



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