PATHEXT is fundamental to Windows and Should be recognised by CYGWIN

Herbert Stocker hersto@gmx.de
Sun Aug 7 15:38:00 GMT 2016


On 05.08.2016 17:29, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
  If you see the
> code required to handle .exe and .lnk extensions you don't *want*
> PATHEXT support anymore.
>

Moreso, this code has recently broken my C++ code in Cygwin.
It tried to see if a directory  /dir/subdir/something  existed,
and Cygwin said yes because it found a /dir/subdir/something.exe .
So my program failed.

Herbert



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