Suggestion for run (with patch)

Alexander Gottwald
Tue Apr 10 00:34:00 GMT 2007

Adye, TJ (Tim) wrote:
> If that did what we wanted, then we wouldn't need the run package in the
> first place. The run command hides the console for console applications
> (or at least those that Windows thinks of as console applications) like
> xterm. "cmd" gives you that pesky console.

Well, cgf spoke against the patch and I'm not convinced of the benefits 
that a native version of run would have. Actually if you need a program 
that hides the console you should better take run and strip all the 
cygwin code in it and package it. The code is very complicated to read 
and therefore I'd not include patches which are not needed for the 
actual cygwin distribution.

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