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Re: New Cygwin 1.7.0-18 in release-2
On Jul 31 16:10, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 31 15:30, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > What still won't work, though is to start an application called, for
> > instance, "aux.exe". The reason is that the CreateProcess call in
> > spawn/exec is still a Win32 call which will treat this filename as a
> > DOS device.
> Hang on, I have a workaround for that problem. It works fine when
> using the long path prefix \\?\ in the call to CreateProcessW.
> Unfortunately I had to add code to remove the \\?\ prefix for paths
> which fit into 260 chars to avoid problems with native Win32 apps so
> that's kind of a chicken-egg. Hmm, tricky.
I uploaded 1.7.0-23 to the release-2 area. It fixes the above problem.
Now you can call an application called aux.exe just fine.
- Instead of restricting send/sendto/sendmsg calls to 64K, send data in
64K chunks under the hood to circumvent problem described in KB 201213.
- Reworked tty code to handle inheritance better.
- Remove some ancient code and better never used APIs.
- Constify utmp/login API.
- Fix for file systems which get confused when using NtQueryDirectoryFile
with FileIdBothDirectoryInformation info class (just UNIXFS right now).
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com