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Re: Proposal for new cygwin.bat which is independent from install directory
On 8/27/2016 1:44 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Christian Franke!
>> Andrey Repin wrote:
>>>> Hmm... therefore it is also better to change the last line to:
>>>> .\bash --login -i
>>> "%~dp0bin\bash.exe" --login -i
>> Changing the directory before bash is run is a security measure because
>> the current directory may be in DLL search path.
>> I guess this is one reason why the cygwin.bat file created by setup.exe also
>> does this.
> I'm starting an application by its full path.
So... It doesn't make it any more correct than Christian's method which
is what I prefer. IIRC older versions of Windows required the change
directory to execute Cygwin properly.
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