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Re: src/winsup/cygwin ChangeLog

On Fri, Nov 06, 2009 at 03:27:12PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>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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