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Re: [Mingw-msys] Path transformation




On 2008-10-14 14:54Z, Tim Murphy wrote:
> 
> We think that either:
> 1) The path is randomly corrupted in particular invocations of bash (3.1 BTW).
> 2) The logic that searches the path fails randomly.
> 
> We suspect environment corruption of the PATH variable because we
> occasionally see corruption in the TMP variable so it is possible that
> this is affecting PATH too.

Does $PATH exceed 32K?
  http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-10/msg01467.html
Do all environment variables combined take less than 32K?
  http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2005-09/msg00646.html
MSYS was forked from Cygwin in 2002 IIRC, so those messages
might be relevant.

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