Proposal for new cygwin.bat which is independent from install directory
Mon Aug 29 17:14:00 GMT 2016
Greetings, cyg Simple!
> On 8/27/2016 1:44 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
>> Greetings, Christian Franke!
>>> Andrey Repin wrote:
>>>>> Hmm... therefore it is also better to change the last line to:
>>>>> .\bash --login -i
>>>> "%~dp0bin\bash.exe" --login -i
>>> Changing the directory before bash is run is a security measure because
>>> the current directory may be in DLL search path.
>>> I guess this is one reason why the cygwin.bat file created by setup.exe also
>>> does this.
>> I'm starting an application by its full path.
> So... It doesn't make it any more correct than Christian's method which
> is what I prefer. IIRC older versions of Windows required the change
> directory to execute Cygwin properly.
How much "older"? Win'95? It is no longer supported.
With best regards,
Monday, August 29, 2016 16:57:44
Sorry for my terrible english...
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