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Re: src/winsup/cygwin ChangeLog

On Nov  6 09:12, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 08:51:08AM -0500, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> >>> >Right. ?That's why I thought that any suffix given in the target file
> >>> >name should be sufficient to avoid appending the .exe suffix, but
> >>> >apparently it isn't. ?Probably we would need to check for any kind
> >>> >of Windows executable suffix like .exe, .sys, .com. ?I have to admit,
> >>> >though, that I never saw a .src suffix for a Windows binary...
> >>>
> >>> Well, in this case we could just look for alphabetic suffixes. ?But that's
> >>> probably too kludgy.
> >>
> >> Worth a try, at least.
> >
> >What about using the PATHEXT environment variable as a source for
> >possible extensions?
> It was already suggested.  It has too much "stuff" in it.
> I don't like relying on a user-controlled environment variable for this
> type of thing anyway.



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