msvcrt-A06: _popen + COMSPEC

Sylvain Petreolle spetreolle at
Mon Nov 4 06:34:02 CST 2002

> > 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.
Jaco, did you make sure you have the correct link into
C:\windows\system32 created by wineinstall ?

lrwxrwxrwx    1 syl      wine           31 aoû  3 09:08
/home/c/windows/system32/cmd.exe -> /usr/local/lib/wine/

> I have tried this, CreateProcess doesn't find "cmd.exe" if we don't
> specify
> the full path. (This happend in the test case with the neccessary
> changes
> made to default to "cmd.exe"). But yes, it would be great.

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