Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Fri Mar 31 07:45:00 GMT 2000

On Fri, Mar 31, 2000 at 08:25:43AM +0200, Jens Yllman wrote:
> I don't know exactly how cygwin is linked to the .exe. But it is
>probably as I call it staticly. Which means that the system loads it for
>you on startup. And the system looks in the enviroment variable PATH. If
>it is not there then you can not start the program. I think WinNT also
>looks in the current directory and the /winnt/system32 even if not in
>the PATH.

This is a correct summation except that cygwin is loaded "dynamically" not


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