Process command lines for Cygwin processes no longer viewable in Windows task manager as of Cygwin 1.7.21

Tom Honermann
Fri Jul 26 18:35:00 GMT 2013

On 07/26/2013 01:38 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 02:16:04PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 09:21:31AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>> On 7/25/2013 4:28 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>> On Jul 24 22:38, Tom Honermann wrote:
>>>>> My suspicion that this started with 1.7.21 is based on Corinna's
>>>>> comments in and
>>>>> other anecdotal evidence of new problems occurring as of that
>>>>> release.
>>>> This is by design now as described in the aforementioned posting.  If
>>>> you want to see the command line of a Cygwin application called by
>>>> another Cygwin application, see /proc/$pid/cmdline.
>>> Would a patch to restore the previous operation based on a $CYGWIN
>>> variable setting be acceptable?
>> I actually had the same thought and have a patch waiting for Corinna's
>> comment sitting in my sandbox.
> This is checked in.  The CYGWIN environment variable keyword is 'wincmdln'.

Thank you, that is much appreciated.

> 32 and 64 bit snapshots are uploaded.

I'll test (probably 32-bit only) and report if any problems appear.


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