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Re: latest cygwin does not track pwd?

--- Christopher Faylor <> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 02:18:23PM -0500, Robinow, David wrote:
> >> It's definitely 'getcwd(NULL, 0)' in Chuck's sources.
> >  Also in 5.7.0 development sources. 
> >> I think I'll just revert the behavior.  It appears that a number of
> >> packages are expecting it.
> >  Is there a reason these packages can't be fixed?
> >  Is 'getcwd(NULL, -1)' broken in some version?
> Not that I know of, but Corinna has pointed out that some versions of linux
> suggest that getcwd(NULL, 0) is ok and, possibly, BSD allows this
> construction.
OpenBSD reference

> So, I think we'll be constantly responding to this on the mailing list.  I'd
> rather just "fix" cygwin.

I have yet to find a reference that allows a size of zero.


Earnie Boyd

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