How to pass parameters to a windows application

Andy Koppe
Tue Aug 3 11:43:00 GMT 2010

On 3 August 2010 00:17, Dave Hylands wrote:
>> [cygstart] does not play nice with unc paths.
>> Starting by cmd.exe /c start path does.
>> Suggestions?
> My open utility plays nice with UNC paths...

... because it uses cygwin_posix_to_win32_path_list(), which doesn't
produce paths starting with '\\?\UNC\' instead of '\\'. That function
is deprecated for Cygwin 1.7 though, because it doesn't support
Unicode or paths longer than MAX_PATH.


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