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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: run-1.1.11-1

On Mon, Aug 17, 2009 at 07:16:17PM +0100, Robin Walker wrote:
>--On 17 August 2009 17:52 +0000 Stephan Mueller wrote:
>> Robin Walker wrote:
>> " On any NT-class Windows, calling a *.bat file causes a 16-bit
>> sub-system to  " be spawned, and the .bat file is interpreted within the
>> 16-bit command  " interpreter.
>> "
>> " Given that Cygwin 1.7 no longer supports Windows 9x systems, it would
>> " probably make sense to convert as many .bat files as possible to .cmd
>> " files, so that they run within the normal 32-bit command interpreter.
>> "
>> " Does the startxwin.bat script work when it is renamed startxwin.cmd ?
>> This is certainly an interesting question, but I'm not sure I believe the
>> preceding claim.
>OK, I stand corrected.  It looks as if something that bit me more years ago 
>than I can remember is not in fact the problem that I mis-remembered it to 
>Sorry for wasting your time!

Too bad.  It was an interesting supposition, at least.


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