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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Why doesn't Exec always cd on Windows?
Date Tue, 13 Jun 2000 12:04:29 GMT
 sr> For starters, cmd doesn't work on 95/98 (so that's a bug).

 sr> Worse yet, if you do multiple commands Windows NT/2000 will open
 sr> up a new window and you can't capture the output.

Thank you, Sam. So the test is there to avoid the "cmd /c" construct
whenever it seems unnecessary? I understand.

Apart from finding "the correct solution" for Windows - which I
obviously cannot provide - something like the appended patch seems the
only choice to get <exec> and friends working properly in subprojects
on NT, right?


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