*.COM file execution

Dr. Volker Zell vzell@de.oracle.com
Thu Sep 10 14:21:00 GMT 1998


    >> The necessary support in Cygwin32 is fixed in the development
    >> sources / next major release:

    >>         * spawn.cc (perhaps_suffix): If report_failure_p is
    >> non-zero this function will search for (PROG is the pathname to
    >> the executable file) PROG.exe, PROG, PROG.com, PROG.bat, and
    >> PROG.cmd and return either the full path name if found or NULL
    >> if not.  (spawn_guts): If the file name of the executable end
    >> in either .exe, .com, .bat, or .cmd we assume that it is not a
    >> script file and therefore do not open the file to determine if
    >> it is.

Is it possible to include the .btm extension for the 4NT command
interpreter fans. Here the description of a btm file from the
online-help of the 4NT command interpreter:

BTM File:  A special type of 4NT batch file which is loaded into memory to speed up execution.

Thanks and Ciao

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