Cygwin corrupted taskkill in windows commandline

Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E]
Tue Sep 25 20:44:00 GMT 2012

Voris, Ben sent the following at Monday, September 24, 2012 12:18 PM
>As I read it,
>).aspx says that use of sysnative is optional for WOW64 applications.
>However, reports a problem with
>directly using system32 on 64-bit version of Server 2003 and Windows XP.
>Perhaps the version of Microsoft Windows is the issue?

Let me get this straight.  Microsoft puts 64 bit apps in system32 and 32
bit apps in syswow64?  32- in '64 and 64- in '32!?!?!

How counterintuitive!

What were they thinking?

(I'm tempted to add a few more exclamations, but I'm using a government account.)

- Barry
  Disclaimer: Statements made herein are not made on behalf of NIAID.

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