[EXTERNAL] Re: [PATCH] Cygwin: spawn: Treat empty path as the current directory.

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Thu Jun 30 19:04:36 GMT 2022

On Thu, 30 Jun 2022 18:35:04 +0000
"Lavrentiev, Anton \(NIH/NLM/NCBI\) \[C\] wrote:
> >                However, use of this feature is deprecated, and POSIX
> >                notes that a conforming application shall use an explicit
> >                pathname (e.g., .)  to specify the current working
> >                directory.
> Since "SHALL" does not mean "MUST", I think this patch is correct.

In the POSIX standard, "SHALL" is used almost interchangeably
with "MUST" as other standard documents do.


Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>

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