shellexecute patch

Andreas Mohr andi at
Thu Feb 14 13:02:58 CST 2002

On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 07:40:54PM +0100, Rein Klazes wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2002 19:14:28 +0100, you wrote:
> > But I might be wrong and your patch is completely independent of mine.
> I think so. The patch is just preventing that ShellExecuteA( ...,
> "K:\\setup.exe","option",...) will cause a call to 
> WinExec16("K:\\setup.exeoption") that fails for a "file not found"
> error.
Hmm, thinking more about it (hmm, should have done that before :),
I guess you're absolutely and completely 100% right.

I really don't want to know how many installers failed due to this problem...
(I'm certainly remembering several cases that almost cry for correlation
to this fix...)

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