"run" changes behavior with cygwin-17.6

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Aug 18 15:09:00 GMT 2010

On Aug 18 10:21, Rodrigo Medina wrote:
> Hi,
> After upgrading to cygwin17.6 the program run changes behavior.
> For example:
> If I start mintty with the followin .bat
>         @echo off
>         C:
>         chdir \cygwin\bin
>         run mintty -e '/bin/bash' --login -i
>         exit
> In the mintty window that is started appears the following message:
> /bin/find: failed to restore initial working directory: No such file or
> directory

Looks like the "run" tool now needs a call to 

  CYGWIN_CONV_TO_POSIX_PATH ((get_cwd (), win32_cwd));

and then use win32_cwd in the call to CreateProcess.

See http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#pathnames-win32-api


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