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Re: [Chicken-users] windows shell problem

From: Lars Nilsson
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] windows shell problem
Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2009 08:14:40 -0500

On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 3:14 AM, felix winkelmann <address@hidden> wrote:
> The handling of backslashes as escaping characters is not the problem,
> it seems. If I pass this string (verbatim, just like it is printed here) to
> system(3):
> "c:\home\chicken-trunk\bin\csi" -bnq -e "(require-library setup-api)"
> -e "(import setup-api)" "c:\...some...path...\defstruct.setup"
> I get an error message that tells me that the program
> "c:\home\chicken-trunk\bin\csi" -bnq -e ""
> (sic) can not be found.

Perhaps you could try the short-name paths in Windows, like
c:\home\chicke~1\bin\csi, without the quotes around it.

If that works, perhaps use GetShortPathName() to automatically find
out what the "short" path is for a "full" path.

Lars Nilsson

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