"run" changes behavior with cygwin-17.6
Wed Aug 18 19:34:00 GMT 2010
On Aug 18 15:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 03:19:06PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>already does for the environment. Dropping the environment had roughly
> >>the same consequences way back when, after all.
> >Except that not every program uses the windows environment. This affects
> >quite a few native windows calls.
It affects every program which calls CreateProcess or ShellExecute, for
instance. This includes GDB, tcl, run, run2, cygstart, etc.
> And, for that reason, I think we should reconsider this change. Maybe
> as a compromise maybe we could at least avoid cd'ing to the dummy
> location on entry to the first cygwin program.
I disagree. When do you change the directory to //?/pipe then? The
first time chdir is called?
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