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RE: Coreutils' Build Fails After Linking rm.exe
> Date: Tue, 15 Feb 2011 08:19:20 -0700
> From: eblake
> Subject: Re: Coreutils' Build Fails After Linking rm.exe
> Hmm. Does your $PATH include '.' somewhere near the beginning? That
> may be the culprit; I _never_ run with '.' at the beginning (too much
> risk of a trojan horse executable taking over); running with '.' at the
> end or not in PATH at all would be safer.
Just for the archive, a dot in $PATH can be caused by a double ; in the windows
path. A ";;" in the windows path creates a null entry that gets interpreted
as a ".".
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