latest cygwin does not track pwd?

Christopher Faylor
Wed Nov 1 11:41:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 02:18:23PM -0500, Robinow, David wrote:
>> It's definitely 'getcwd(NULL, 0)' in Chuck's sources.
>  Also in 5.7.0 development sources. 
>> I think I'll just revert the behavior.  It appears that a number of
>> packages are expecting it.
>  Is there a reason these packages can't be fixed?
>  Is 'getcwd(NULL, -1)' broken in some version?

Not that I know of, but Corinna has pointed out that some versions of linux
suggest that getcwd(NULL, 0) is ok and, possibly, BSD allows this construction.

So, I think we'll be constantly responding to this on the mailing list.  I'd
rather just "fix" cygwin.


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