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RE: run batch w/o .bat?
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: "Barnhart, Kevin" <Kevin dot Barnhart at echostar dot com>, "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 04 Jun 2002 13:56:26 -0400
- Subject: RE: run batch w/o .bat?
At 12:32 PM 6/4/2002, Barnhart, Kevin wrote:
> [Barnhart, Kevin] What sort of worms?
I think my last sentence sums it up. Also, if you take a look at the
code responsible for figuring out what's an executable and what's not in
Cygwin, you'll likely get a better feel for the scope of the issue here.
> How big is the can?
No matter what size can you give me, I can find more worms than will fit in
> Performance issues = me having to edit new batch files all the time.
OK but I really have no idea what this statement means in the context of
>> >Same here; it's just nice to not have to remember to tack on the .bat if
>> Right. This has been discussed. It could be added but it opens up a can
>> worms and would likely result in performance issues as well. Searching
>> foo.exe and foo.bat (and foo.com and foo.sh and ...) whenever someone
>> "foo" is not ideal.
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