bug with autorun on Windows?

Frank D. Engel, Jr. fde101 at fjrhome.net
Thu Sep 30 16:12:30 EDT 2004

Can you autoplay a batch file?  For some reason, I thought that only 
works in some versions of Windows, and not others?

On Sep 30, 2004, at 3:46 PM, Jan Schenkel wrote:

> --- Chris Sheffield <revlist at cableone.net> wrote:
>> That is what I ended up doing.  And that works fine.
>>  I'll Bugzilla this
>> though since it doesn't seem to be behaving the way
>> it should be.  Thanks.
>> Chris Sheffield
> Actually, I wouldn't call it a bug at all ; I used
> this OS-ability in FoxPro for example, to distinguish
> at startup between projects by placing them in
> different directories and using differently configured
> shortcuts.
> Revolution is just copying what the OS is handing it
> as its default folder. In this case, Windows is
> launching the application from the root of the CD ;
> you're just telling it to launch an application that
> is inside another directory.
> You might get around it by inserting a batch file in
> the mix that does a 'cd' to the correct directory
> before launching your executable.
> Jan Schenkel.
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Frank D. Engel, Jr.  <fde101 at fjrhome.net>

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