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Re: PATHEXT is fundamental to Windows and Should be recognised by CYGWIN

On Aug  5 11:20, Michel LaBarre wrote:
> Hello cygsimple,
> Thanks for the advice regarding line length. 
> I will try to remember to rein in my margins when emailing to cygwin. 
> Thanks for your recognition of PATHEXT's potential value;
> reassuring to know I am not alone in my delusions.
> Regarding providing code, I am somewhat stale (though I spent my first 20 work years
> immersed in system code, assembly/C/Algol/Pascal/C++, building firmware for bit-sliced processors, etc.)
> The patch to which I referred is one I found while researching the topic;
> is one reference to it.
> It is old and likely out of date.

That.  Plus, the refusal from cgf is still valid today.  If you see the
code required to handle .exe and .lnk extensions you don't *want*
PATHEXT support anymore.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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