Status on issue with PATH ignoring scripts with same name as exes in 1.3.1?

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Tue May 8 06:33:00 GMT 2001


----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cygwin@cygwin.com>
To: <cygwin@cygwin.com>
Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2001 11:02 PM
Subject: Re: Status on issue with PATH ignoring scripts with same name
as exes in 1.3.1?


> On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 05:17:47PM -0700, Karr, David wrote:
> >I haven't reexamined this issue in several days.  I have "wrapper"
scripts
> >with the same name as exes later in the path.  This worked fine in
1.1.8,
> >but now that I'm trying to use 1.3.1, it doesn't work anymore.  When
the
> >shell does a PATH search, it ignores the script and just uses the
exe.  I'm
> >just looking for some information on this.  I can downgrade my
cygwin1.dll
> >to 1.1.8 for now.
>
> Corinna's recent bash upgrade may fix this.
>
> cgf
>

I probably shouldn't ask.... my english parser is confused: wheres the
direct question above?

Rob



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