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Re: Add requirement for SYSTEMROOT to FAQ?
- From: "David A. Rogers" <darogers at speakeasy dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 7 Oct 2004 16:07:58 -0500 (Central Daylight Time)
- Subject: Re: Add requirement for SYSTEMROOT to FAQ?
On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2004 at 01:21:48PM -0500, David A. Rogers wrote:
> >On Thu, 7 Oct 2004, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> On Oct 7 10:52, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> No, I didn't.
True enough. Snipped incorrectly.
> >> Why is that a requirement anyway? Why is it necessary to hide
> >> $SYSTEMROOT? I don't see a reason for that?
> >apache strips it out before launching cgi programs. cgi programs that
> >need to access a socket can't because they don't have a $SYSTEMROOT
> Corinna and I were having a technical discussion. We both understand
> the requirements. We were discussing the best way to implement things.
Corrina asked why it was necessary to hide SYSTEMROOT. I read that as "What
is the reason for hiding SYSTEMROOT?"
In any case, I don't think an attempt to be helpful warrents a snippy
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