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Re: TEMP Environment Variable Changed Format After Cygwin Update Today
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 10:40:06 +0100
- Subject: Re: TEMP Environment Variable Changed Format After Cygwin Update Today
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Jan 18 14:51, Weiqi Gao wrote:
> After updating to the latest Cygwin release, I'm having problems with
> MSVC, which I use everyday. The problem seems to be that the TEMP
> environment variable is now translated to UNIX format
> (/cygdrive/C/DOCUME~1/gao_w/LOCALS~1/Temp) instead of Windows format
> (C:\DOCUME~1\gao_w\LOCALS~1\Temp). And Visual Studio only understands
> the Windows format.
> This started to happen after I updated to the latest Cygwin release
> and rebooted today.
> So my questions for today are:
> Is the new cygwin release the reason for the changed behavior?
The TEMP handling hasn't been changed for a long time. Also, if I run
tcsh and then start a cmd shell, the handling of TEMP looks correct to
tcsh$ echo $TEMP
Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
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