New stat stuff (was [PATCH] improve performance of stat() operations (e.g. ls -lR ))

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue May 28 22:19:00 GMT 2002


On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 11:47:45PM +0100, Conrad Scott wrote:
>"Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, May 28, 2002 at 11:00:28PM +0100, Conrad Scott wrote:
>> >I've just picked up the latest changes from CVS and I'm having a problem
>> >with run.exe from a .BAT file (i.e., from my current cygwin.bat
>mechanism).
>>
>> What's run.exe?
>>
>> cgf
>
>Sorry: it's /usr/X11R6/bin/run.exe, which was recommended by some as the
>best way to launch rxvt from the cygwin.bat file. AFAIK it's meant to avoid
>having the (irritating) command window pop-up before the rxvt window
>appears. However, it fails to achieve that and I'd never (until just now)
>taken it out of my cygwin.bat file.

I think you're running run.exe from Chuck Wilson's site.  I managed to
duplicate this behavior.  Apparently it happens because valid looking handles
exist for stdin/stdout/stderr even when a program is linked with -mwindows.
My new code attempted to do something with the handles and NT did something
nonsensical.  I've worked around the behavior.  It's checked in and in the
next snapshot.

cgf



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