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Re: Fixing strace and cygcheck so that they work with mount -X

On Wed, May 11, 2005 at 04:49:52PM -0700, David Rothenberger wrote:
>On 5/11/2005 3:41 PM, Michael Schaap wrote:
>>The patch as-is doesn't compile for me, though, I presume because
>>    char **envp = (char **) cygwin_internal (CW_ENVP);
>>uses a not-yet-released Cygwin enhancement.  But when I change it to the
>>simpler and more standard
>>    char **envp = environ;
>>it compiles and works fine, both under mount -X and normally.
>Doh! I didn't read Chris' last comment carefully enough. Yes, copying 
>from environ is much more reasonable.
>>(At first I was a bit suspicious of the logic - it only sets those
>>Windows variables that are not currently set, so what about variables
>>that were changed or deleted within Cygwin? - but it looks like the
>>Windows environment isn't the standard pre-Cygwin user environment, but
>>a minimal one with only PATH and SYSTEMROOT set, so it actually does
>>behave optimally this way - it sets all other variables when running
>>under mount -X, and sets nothing otherwise.)
>Right. The main reason I did that, though, was because copying the 
>Cygwin PATH to the Windows environment caused lots of core dumps.

You're going to have to convert the PATH to windows form before adding
it to the environment.


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