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Re: Enviroment always uppercased; Help me, please
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: "Markus K. E. Kommant" <Markus dot Kommant at de dot adp dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2002 12:57:47 -0500
- Subject: Re: Enviroment always uppercased; Help me, please
At 12:46 PM 2/27/2002, Markus K. E. Kommant wrote:
>Seems to be a cygwin "feature" that the environment will be uppercased, when
>called by a none cygwin program.
>When puting a variable "gar=1" into the environment and call a program
>compiled with gcc and cygwin, the result, when printing the environment,
>ups, gar != GAR, especially in a POSIX environment!
>When compiling the program with MS Developer Studio C++ the printed result
>and that's okay.
>Is there a trick to switch to a "POSIX" mode in cygwin and leave the case of
>the environment unchanged?
Check the email archives if you want details. You'll have to go waaay
back. :-) The change was made for better interoperability of Cygwin and
DOS/'Doze but I don't recall the details off hand.
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