path problems when logged in through ssh

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Dec 18 09:34:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Dec 18, 2001 at 08:49:18AM -0800, David Rothenberger wrote:
> I thought there was a limit because the char[] array for the
> environment value in copyEnvironment() was 512.  (This is from
> memory, so I may be a little off here.)

No, you're not off.  I just looked into the child_set_env() code but I
missed the copy_environment() function.  There's actually a 512 bytes
limit.  I'll create a patch and upload a new version soon.

Thanks for pointing this out,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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