Cygwin's spawn/exec, mintty and the "Program Compatibility Assistant"
Fri Feb 17 14:27:00 GMT 2012
On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 7:18 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Bottom line:
> - From observation I assume that it's all about having a runlevel manifest
> or not. On W7 the binary additionally needs a special W7 compatible
> - Console applications are only affected when started directly from the
> GUI. If they are started from a correctly-manifested console app (CMD),
> they and their children are not affected anymore.
> - So we would have to create all executables with a W7-compatible
> manifest. That is quite certainly not an option.
> - So we have to keep the CREATE_BREAKAWAY_FROM_JOB stuff in Cygwin
> for the time being.
Or, create a specially crafted mintty.bat file that uses ``%COMSPEC%
/c start mintty.exe''.
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