latest cygwin: 'run' problem

Gerry Reno
Sat Sep 6 01:15:00 GMT 2014

On 09/03/2014 03:48 PM, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Gerry Reno writes:
>> On the 32-bit system cygwin installs that haven't been updated yet 'run.exe' shows:
>>     $ ls -l /usr/bin/run.exe
>>     -rwxr-xr-x 1 Administrator None 65053 Jul 24  2013 /usr/bin/run.exe
>> On a 32-bit system with this latest cygwin 'run.exe' shows:
>>     $ ls -l /usr/bin/run.exe
>>     -rwxr-xr-x 1 SYSTEM SYSTEM 66077 Jun  9 13:16 /usr/bin/run.exe
>> Filesize is different so something has changed there.
> A "cygcheck -f /usr/bin/run.exe" would be more enlightening, although I
> think the two versions of run should be 1.3.0 and 1.3.1.  If so then the
> reason for mstsc not recognizing the options would be the patch by Max
> Polk that quotes all the arguments (the change description said it'd
> quote only arguments with spaces in them, but the code actually quotes
> all of them anyway).  This also means that mstsc seems to implement its
> own version of options processing or argument quoting (probably the
> former since options to mstsc need not be quoted).  The quoting function
> in the current version of run is too naive anyway, so I'll have to
> update it with something more sensible.  It'll be a few days, sorry for
> the inconvenience.
> Regards,
> Achim.

Can run-1.3.0-1 be added back into the Setup as an alternate choice until 'run' can be fixed?


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