executing .bat & .cmd files with 1.7

Larry Hall (Cygwin) reply-to-list-only-lh@cygwin.com
Sat Dec 18 02:58:00 GMT 2010

On 12/17/2010 12:54 PM, Vincent Côté-Roy wrote:
> Hi,
> I've just upgraded to 1.7 (from 1.5) and ever since I did, .bat and
> .cmd files are no longer automagically executed when I invoke them
> without their extension: i.e., it used to be that invoking xyz in bash
> would execute xyz.bat or xyz.cmd if it happened to be in my path.
> Is this a new feature of 1.7, or something is wrong with my setup? In
> either case, is there some way I can get it back?

There's nothing wrong with your setup.  Invoke xyz.bat or xyz.cmd as



A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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