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Re: Process command lines for Cygwin processes no longer viewable in Windows task manager as of Cygwin 1.7.21
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2013 13:38:45 -0400
- Subject: Re: Process command lines for Cygwin processes no longer viewable in Windows task manager as of Cygwin 1.7.21
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On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 02:16:04PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 09:21:31AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>On 7/25/2013 4:28 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Jul 24 22:38, Tom Honermann wrote:
>>>> My suspicion that this started with 1.7.21 is based on Corinna's
>>>> comments in http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2013-07/msg00343.html and
>>>> other anecdotal evidence of new problems occurring as of that
>>> This is by design now as described in the aforementioned posting. If
>>> you want to see the command line of a Cygwin application called by
>>> another Cygwin application, see /proc/$pid/cmdline.
>>Would a patch to restore the previous operation based on a $CYGWIN
>>variable setting be acceptable?
>I actually had the same thought and have a patch waiting for Corinna's
>comment sitting in my sandbox.
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