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Re: Re: Setting a bash variable from backtick operator fails

On 2018-02-27 03:37 PM, Vince Rice wrote:
>> On Feb 27, 2018, at 2:29 PM, Kaz Kylheku <> wrote:
>> On 2018-02-27 09:10, Numien wrote:
>>> Jürgen Wagner nailed it; it was my antivirus, and disabling the
>>> shellcode injection check fixed it.
>> However, this time-wasting pattern of dealing with the issue by end users
>> is not a good way.
>> A better approach would be to identify some common paterns of BLODA interference
>> and code a test which can detect the interference. This should be executed at
>> startup by the Cygwin shell so that a diagnostic can be displayed to the user.
>>  WARNING: Cygwin detected interference from a "dodgy" application
>>  such as anti-virus software. Your Cygwin installation may malfunction.
>>  See http://<URL-to-BLODA-INFO>
> We await your patch, but you might want to search the archives first.

I would suggest at least putting a prominent link to the BLODA list near
the top of instead of 3rd from the
bottom in the FAQ.

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