PATHEXT is fundamental to Windows and Should be recognised by CYGWIN

Nellis, Kenneth Kenneth.Nellis@xerox.com
Fri Aug 5 19:33:00 GMT 2016


From: Erik Soderquist
> ... DOS did a lot of things
> against already established conventions, such as using a backslash
> instead of a forward slash as the directory separator, just "to be
> different".

Not just to be different, but to distinguish from slashes used as 
command qualifiers (a la VMS), don't you think?

--Ken Nellis


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