[vlc-devel] Re: stdout in cygwin
Chris_Douty at ampex.com
Sat Oct 2 01:49:03 CEST 2004
On Friday, October 1, 2004, at 05:26 AM, Gildas Bazin wrote:
> On Wednesday 29 September 2004 16:11, Tomas Mortensen wrote:
>> I don't know how to do this when started from a normal dos window
>> when started from Cygwin, it is as simple as omitting the calls to
>> ShowConsole in libvlc.c. I inserted "if (getenv("PWD") &&
>> return;" as the first line in ShowConsole, and now everything works
>> as I
>> hoped for. I _think_ the PS1 and PWD are quite unusual variables in
>> environments and standard in Cygwin.
> This indeed sounds reasonable. I just applied it to the developement
> of VLC.
PS1 is a Bourne shell-ism. I think that bash is the standard in
Cygwin, but are there any csh family shells?
Maybe checking for "OSTYPE=cygwin" ? Hmm. That is probably set by the
Never mind. Anyone using a csh derivative in cygwin will just get the
old behavior. You ought to make a note of it in the documentation
somewhere though. Would this work in MSYS? I'll let you know I guess.
Christopher Douty <Chris_Douty at ampexdata.com> +1-650-367-3129
Senior Engineer, Software & Systems - AMPEX Data Systems Corp.
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