"run" changes behavior with cygwin-17.6

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Aug 18 19:22:00 GMT 2010

On Wed, Aug 18, 2010 at 03:19:06PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>already does for the environment.  Dropping the environment had roughly
>>the same consequences way back when, after all.
>Except that not every program uses the windows environment.  This affects
>quite a few native windows calls.

And, for that reason, I think we should reconsider this change.  Maybe
as a compromise maybe we could at least avoid cd'ing to the dummy
location on entry to the first cygwin program.


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