Re: Re: Setting a bash variable from backtick operator fails
- Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 17:23:03 -0500
- From: Numien <numien@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Re: Setting a bash variable from backtick operator fails
On 2018-02-27 03:37 PM, Vince Rice wrote:
>> On Feb 27, 2018, at 2:29 PM, Kaz Kylheku <920-082-4242@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> On 2018-02-27 09:10, Numien wrote:
>>> Jürgen Wagner nailed it; it was my antivirus, and disabling the
>>> shellcode injection check fixed it.
>> However, this time-wasting pattern of dealing with the issue by end users
>> is not a good way.
>> A better approach would be to identify some common paterns of BLODA interference
>> and code a test which can detect the interference. This should be executed at
>> startup by the Cygwin shell so that a diagnostic can be displayed to the user.
>> WARNING: Cygwin detected interference from a "dodgy" application
>> such as anti-virus software. Your Cygwin installation may malfunction.
>> See http://<URL-to-BLODA-INFO>
> We await your patch, but you might want to search the archives first.
I would suggest at least putting a prominent link to the BLODA list near
the top of https://cygwin.com/problems.html instead of 3rd from the
bottom in the FAQ.
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