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

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Mon Jul 4 23:05:19 GMT 2022


On 7/4/2022 4:37 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul  1 21:32, Ken Brown wrote:
>> I interpreted the existing comment as meaning that a decision was already
>> made at some point to align with Linux.  But it can't hurt to wait for
>> Corinna to weigh in.
> 
> Personally I don't like this old crufty feature and I would rather keep
> this POSIX compatible, but in fact it was meant to work as on Linux, so,
> please go ahead, Takashi.
> 
> However, maybe this should go into the master branch only? WDYT?

I think so.  The bug has been around for a long time, and the code is tricky. 
So we probably shouldn't take a chance on de-stabilizing the 3.3 branch.

Ken


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