dosfilewarning

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Sat Jun 22 15:39:00 GMT 2013


On 06/21/2013 02:11 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 6/21/2013 3:47 PM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
>> From: Larry Hall (Cygwin)
>>>
>>> On 6/21/2013 2:38 PM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
>>>> I have a BAT file that calls a bash script that generates the
>>>> following (edited):
>>>>
>>>> cygwin warning:
>>>>     MS-DOS style path detected: XXX
>>>>     Preferred POSIX equivalent is: XXX
>>>>     CYGWIN environment variable option "nodosfilewarning" turns off 
>>>> this warning.
>>>>     Consult the user's guide for more details about POSIX paths:
>>>> http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#using-pathnames
>>>>
>>>> If I rerun the script, I don't get the message a second time, which
>>>> makes debugging the problem a problem. How can I have this message
>>>> show up on every invocation? I tried closing all Cygwin processes
>>>> and tried setting CYGWIN=dosfilewarning, but it seemed to want
>>>> something more.
>>>
>>> It's not designed to do that.  It will show up once per Cygwin DLL
>>> session only.  If you want to see something different, you'll need
>>> to patch the Cygwin source.
>>
>> Thanx, but isn't the end of a "Cygwin DLL session" when all processes
>> that use the Cygwin DLL have terminated?
>
> Yes, that's correct.  If you're not getting the message, you still have a
> process somewhere keeping the DLL in memory.
>
>
Sounds like a job for Process Explorer...
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