Cygwin CWD vs. Win32 CWD (was Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: vim-7.3.003-1)

Christopher Faylor
Thu Aug 26 02:11:00 GMT 2010

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 10:45:04PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>On 25 August 2010 22:09, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>cgf, did you get the .o idea to work?
>> It was actually a library but yes. ??I generalized the mechanism to allow
>> -lbinmode -ltextmode, -lautomode to also finally work.
>Great! So broken Win32-using programs could be fixed with a rebuild
>with an added build option rather than requiring source changes.
>Still got no idea though whether the ability to delete a working
>directory is worth it. As Eric pointed out, POSIX doesn't actually
>require it, but Linux supports it.

Yeah, that's what I kept vacillating about.  Is it worth the extra overhead
to allow POSIX functionality.  It's Wednesday so I'll go with yes.  I'll
say no on the weekend.


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