KERNEL: force copying of DOS-style path into argv of PE
process (was: Re: Queries about some 'usability' points) -
partially fixes #3542
molle.bestefich at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 12:18:24 CST 2005
Alex Villacís Lasso wrote:
> This differs from standard behavior in MS-DOS and Windows,
> where the argv of the process contains a fully qualified DOS-style
> path (such as C:\WINDOWS\FOO.EXE) regardless of the method used to run
> the executable.
> This means that [...] the PE process receives an UNIX-style relative path as its argv.
Mike Hearn wrote:
> I think the conclusion last time we looked at this was that this is
> actually a characteristic of Explorer, not Windows, and so it's really
> caused by the fact that most Wine users run the apps from the command line
> not via the shortcuts. If you run Dungeon Keeper in the wrong way from the
> command line in Windows it'll crash too IIRC.
Uhm. Explain to me how the above ratifies _not_ converting the
Unix-style path to a Windows-style path before handing it to the app?
We ARE trying to emulate Windows, are we not?
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