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Re: Path Seperator

On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 07:32:01AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Yes, but a program that was built to use Win32 would have a ';' in it's 
>path, even if it is run under Cygwin.

If you are using normal 'gcc' (without the -mno-cygwin option) to build
your program, you can't reliably check the environment via any method to
determine if you are "running under cygwin" or not.  If you are using a
-mno-cygwin compiled program then you should never see colons in the

You can't reliably use the PATH environment variable to determine
anything about how a program was started.

>-- You know, I didn't set a Reply-To so that when you did a Reply-All
>I would get the mail personally so that I could just reply to the mail.
>-- If you're going to remove all distribution components when
>responding, you might as well make the list forwarder set the Reply-To
>to the list, not that I'm in favor of it.  -- I would appreciate that
>the email distribution remain intact.  --

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