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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: apachen Announcement
Date Sat, 15 Nov 1997 15:26:38 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Nov 1997, Ben Laurie wrote:
> > Hmmm ... well, we can default the path to something without spaces for
> > now (I think that isn't too painful), and hope not too many people
> > change it to something with spaces. The fix isn't that hard, just
> > totally digusting, and haven't had the time to do it (and I'm cooking
> > major Chinese this evening, so I won't have the time today :-).
> As I understand the problem, it's basically that the parent gets the
> correct argv (or the Windows equiv - I forget right now), but that
> when it spawns its children, it gets screwed up.
> Why can't the first parent process just copy the arguments into a
> local bit of memory which the children use later on, so that Windows'
> process management problems don't affect it?

I think we should hold off on any tarballs until this is settled...
Sounds like either a code edit(?) or the suggestion of using
LongNametoShortName(sp?) might fix it.

      Jim Jagielski            |       jaguNET Access Services           |
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