Incomplete environ when running MinGW apps?

Dave Korn
Thu Feb 7 18:14:00 GMT 2008

On 07 February 2008 17:51, Paul Leder wrote:

> Hmm. I think you're right; I need to give up looking for a robust way to
> do this. I think I'll:
> if(
>     (system(uname) looks sane) &&
>     (system(cygpath -m /bin/sh) returns success))
>       use CreateProcess with /bin/sh path returned by cygpath;
>   else
>       use CreateProcess with cmd.exe /c
> And I'll need to test it when run from a DOS box, with Cygwin's bin in
> the path.

  Out of curiosity, what's the problem with just using system("...") always?

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