CreateProcess() - executed program gets different argument depending if it's compiled with gcc (cygwin) or cl (VS)?

Piotr Krukowiecki
Fri Feb 19 12:40:00 GMT 2010

On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 1:37 PM, Piotr Krukowiecki wrote:
>>> "\\hostname" is remote path location, I don't think I can use
>>> "//hostname" instead, either for cygwin program and especially not for
>>> not-cygwin program, can I? (can't check it now)
>> With Windows, you're free to use either path separator.  With Cygwin,
>> you're life will be easier if you use '/' though it will accept '\' too if
>> properly escaped.
> ok, so it works for paths - but what about other arguments, that are

And even for paths the results might be different - i.e. the program
might interpret "//foo" differently than "\\foo" - e.g. as an option.

Piotr Krukowiecki

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