msvcrt-A06: _popen + COMSPEC

Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at
Sun Nov 3 10:02:02 CST 2002

On November 3, 2002 10:38 am, Jaco Greeff wrote:
> is not set, or not found on disk, _popen makes use of
> c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe binary.

Why not cmd.exe only, and hope to find it in the PATH?
I think the PATH in Windows contains windows\system32
in it by default.


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