problems with COM running native win32 applications through cygwin's bash

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Fri Mar 15 13:37:00 GMT 2013

On 3/15/2013 12:07 AM, Edward Peschko wrote:
> All,
> We are having difficulties running various windows utilities through
> bash. Through a regular windows cmd, one can run commands like
> diskshadow without issue, but with bash, we are having problems with
> COM calls not working. We have posted an example below.

I'd recommend reporting this to MS if you haven't already.  While
there may be something in Cygwin that needs tweaking for this, it
would be best if MS could diagnose what is failing and why.  That
would make any Cygwin fix happen quicker.



A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
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