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

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 12 19:10:00 GMT 2010


On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 09:01:12PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Aug 12 20:42, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>   [...]# cd /proc
>>   [/proc]# cmd
>>   Error: Current working directory is a virtual Cygwin directory.
>>   Can't start native Windows application from here.
>> 
>>   cmd: Command not found.
>
>Hmm, I think ENOTDIR is better here, plus a more descriptive status
>message:
>
>    [/proc]# cmd
>    Error: Current working directory is a virtual Cygwin directory which does
>    not exist for a native Windows application.
>    Can't start native Windows application from here.
>
>    /cygdrive/c/Windows/system32/cmd: Not a directory.

Yeah, I agree.

cgf



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