How to query the value of %SystemDrive% in an empty environment?

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Aug 6 15:41:00 GMT 2019

On Aug  6 17:20, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> Hi,
> using 'env -i' to create an empty environment, the SYSTEMROOT and WINDIR
> environment variables are preserved (or recreated):
>  $ /usr/bin/env -i /usr/bin/env
>  SYSTEMROOT=C:\Windows
>  WINDIR=C:\Windows
> And with cygpath, there is the -A, -D, -H, -O, -P, -S, -W and even -F flags
> to query the values for various directories.
> Now what I've failed to find is how to query the value for the "SystemDrive"
> environment variable.

Just strip it off SYSTEMROOT?


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
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