Issue with run.exe and PWD with spaces since last update (Cygwin 1.7.21)
Wed Jul 17 14:20:00 GMT 2013
On Jul 17 17:54, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> > On Jul 16 20:29, Andrey Repin wrote:
> >> Greetings, All!
> >> I'm trying to execute a script that was working fine until recent update.
> >> It doesn't crash, just, for some reason, trim the last component of a path.
> >> In a nutshell, the issue is this:
> >> $ mkdir "/a b"
> >> $ cd "/a b"
> >> $ ls -l "$SYSTEMROOT/System32/notepad.exe"
> >> (just to confirm that the file actually exists)
> >> $ run "$SYSTEMROOT/System32/notepad.exe"
> >> Error pops up:
> > This never works, even in any other directory. It's the same problem
> > which disallows checkX to work, as reported in
> > http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2013-07/msg00326.html
> Now, it doesn't work >.> Worked before, while I was running tests.
> What magic is dat?
None. Never works means, it's independent of the dir name of the CWD.
It just never works. In 1.7.21.
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