[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygutils-1.4.10-1

Charles Wilson cygwin@cwilson.fastmail.fm
Fri Apr 13 23:39:00 GMT 2012

On 4/13/2012 2:17 AM, Denis Excoffier wrote:
>>> * Added -R/--raw option to readshortcut (prevents expanding embedded
>>>    environment variables within paths). Reported by Denis Excoffier.
> Tried the new --raw option, with no effect.
> In fact --raw is the default in this version.

Thanks for the report -- it's a one-line fix (*). I'll try roll out a 
new release soon; need to figure out what's up with lpr.exe first.

(*) Well, sort of.  First, realize that --raw only affects the target; 
the IShellLink functions related to stuff like current working directory 
or arguments or icon path don't support the SLGP_RAWPATH setting (in 
fact, they don't do variable interpolation at all). So, for those 
elements you'll always see them "raw".

However, cygwin's path conversion logic thinks that:
is a relative path of some sort, and prints it out this way (unless -w):

$ readshortcut.exe -g Accessories/Command\ Prompt.lnk
/c/Users/All Users/Start Menu/Programs/%HOMEDRIVE%%HOMEPATH%

I might need to add some logic so that if a value starts with a 
DOS-style envvar, that all win<->posix processing is simply 
skipped...that's more than one line.

And if I was really clever and ambitious, I'd modify how !--raw works, 
and manually perform %foo%-variable interpolation for all the other fields.


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