bug in cygwin_conv_to_posix_path() caused by period in win32 path

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad@users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jul 13 14:20:00 GMT 2007

(nonstandard quoting reformatted)

André Bleau wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> (*) and, funny enough, there's no API call in Win32 to return a DCWD.
>> There's just a call GetCurrentDirectory() which returns *the* CWD.
>> Which makes sense, given that the RTL_USER_PROCESS_PARAMETERS can only
>> store one CWD per process.
> Well, this is not surprising, as there is no such thing as a DCWD in 
> Windows. It is strictly a cmd thing. Try this: start 2 instances of cmd 
> in parallel:
> [snip]
> The "DCWD" is clearly independant for each cmd.

Well... duh. getcwd() is process-independent, why shouldn't dcwd be 
also? Nor should this be surprising since dcwd is "implemented" using 
environment variables; the environment is also per-process.

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