1.7.35 Bash spawned by Perl has DOS-style argv0

John Warburton john@johnwarburton.com
Sun Feb 15 21:58:00 GMT 2015


On Sun, Feb 15, 2015 at 9:25 AM, Corinna Vinschen
<corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com> wrote:
> On Feb 14 14:23, John Warburton wrote:
>> After upgrading my installation from about two months ago to 1.7.35, a
>> Bash shell opened by Perl (as used in Gnu Autotools) now sees
>> DOS-style paths in its $argv0 variable instead of Unix-style paths
> ...
> Thanks for the testcase!  The problem you're describing is the result of
> a thinko when I revamped the PATH finding functionality in Cygwin a
> couple of days ago.  I fixed that in CVS.  I will upload a new developer
> snapshot for testing to https://cygwin.com/snapshots/ later today.
> The actual official stable release is 1.7.34, and it's of course
> not affected by this problem.

Thank you for replying. Just as you predicted, reverting to 1.7.34
completely cured the problem. I will wait for the next official
non-testing release.
with best wishes,

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