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Re: Patch for cygutils: make cygstart behave better under mount -X

On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 11:59:15AM -0700, David Rothenberger wrote:
>On 5/12/2005 11:54 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 08:23:34PM +0200, Michael Schaap wrote:
>>>Attached is a patch to fix cygstart behaviour when running under "mount
>>>-X".  Cygstart now ensures that the Windows environment is synchronized
>>>with the Cygwin one.
>>>(For more details, see the recent thread: "Fixing strace and cygcheck so
>>>that they work with mount -X")
>>>Chuck, can you, at your convenience, apply this patch and release a new
>>>version of cygutils?
>>Didn't we come to the conclusion that you shouldn't be adding PATH to
>>the environment?  I don't see anything which does this in your patch.
>It's done indirectly by not copying cygwin variables that already exist 
>in the Windows environment. Is it safe to assume that PATH will always 
>already been in the Windows environment given a cygexec invocation? If 
>not, we'll need to copy it and convert it to Windows form.

No, you're right.  I think I should stop posting for a few days until my
cold clears up.  The inability to breath or sleep is making me miss things.

So, apologies for missing this.


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