Mail Archives: djgpp/1994/09/09/18:18:42

Date: Fri, 9 Sep 94 17:22:02 -0400
From: dj AT ctron DOT com (DJ Delorie)
To: roe2 AT midway DOT uchicago DOT edu
Cc: Zip-Bugs AT wkuvx1 DOT wku DOT edu, g3jhntsz AT cdf DOT toronto DOT edu,
djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Subject: Re: unzip386.exe in UnZip 5.12

> >  I've just upgraded from UnZip 5.11 to UnZip 5.12
> >  
> >  I used to put "c:\unzip386\unzip386.exe -a %1 -d d:\" without quotes
> >  in a batch file to decompress zip-files.
> By golly, you've discovered...something.  Without reading the djgpp docs
> I can't tell for sure if this is a weird consequence of "working as in-
> tended" or if it's a full-fledged bug.  The problem goes away if you add 

It's a go32 bug.  It doesn't check for '\' at the end of the command
line, and quotes the trailing '\0' (or something like that).  Bummer.


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