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From: "Conrad Scott" <Conrad DOT Scott AT dsl DOT pipex DOT com>
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Subject: Re: stat vs open w/ ".exe"
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2002 18:26:42 +0100
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"Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com> wrote:
> It was a deliberate design decision.
> It *has* been discussed many
> times both in this group and in cygwin AT cygwin.  I am not up to
> trying to recreate the argument (it wasn't mine) today.  Maybe
> someone else will.

Okay: I'll go back to the archives and see if I can dig something
up ("stat", "open", and ".exe" are not easy patterns to search for
tho').  It currently strikes me as strange (but then again, it
just bit me so I'm feeling delicate) but I'll go find some
discussion of its merits.

Thanks,

// Conrad



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