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Re: "run" changes behavior with cygwin-17.6

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 09:34:46PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Aug 18 15:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 03:19:06PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >>already does for the environment.  Dropping the environment had roughly
>> >>the same consequences way back when, after all.
>> >
>> >Except that not every program uses the windows environment.  This affects
>> >quite a few native windows calls.
>It affects every program which calls CreateProcess or ShellExecute, for
>instance.  This includes GDB, tcl, run, run2, cygstart, etc.

And, the current change affects every one of those programs and more.

>> And, for that reason, I think we should reconsider this change.  Maybe
>> as a compromise maybe we could at least avoid cd'ing to the dummy
>> location on entry to the first cygwin program.
>I disagree.  When do you change the directory to //?/pipe then?  The
>first time chdir is called?



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