cygpath and SHGetSpecialFolderPath

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Oct 16 14:11:00 GMT 2003

On Wed, Oct 15, 2003 at 10:43:50AM -0400, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
> At 06:05 AM 10/15/2003, Corinna Vinschen you wrote:
> >While reading the thread about the cygpath problem, I looked into the
> >code and found that the code is using SHGetSpecialFolderLocation/
> >SHGetPathFromIDList.  The same output could be achieved by just calling
> >SHGetSpecialFolderPath.  The only problem with this function is that
> >it expects IE4 to be installed.  Is that a showstopper for using that
> >function in cygpath?  Does anybody honestly still use an IE < 4.0?
> Doesn't setup already require at least IE 5? 

No further discussion/opinion?  If nobody vehemently disagrees, I'll
change within the next 24 hours.  Speak up now or shut up
forever ;-)


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