*.COM file execution

Pavel Tzekov paveltz@csoft.bg
Fri Sep 11 15:13:00 GMT 1998


Dr. Volker Zell wrote:
> 
> Hi
> 
>     >> 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.

Wouldn't that make it neccessary to add support in the bash sources for
4NT ?
*.BTM files are not plain *.BAT files

Pavel Tzekov
CSoft Ltd.
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