Fixed (CMD compat) START /D fails to recognize the switch option.

Aug 23, 2010
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TCC-RT 22.0.27
Code:
SET DEST="%~dp1"
START "" /D %DEST% "%~dp0mintty.exe"
…opens the directory %DEST% in Explorer.

CMD' START do start mintty.exe as intended.
 
Aug 23, 2010
636
9
More specifically, CMD don't care. It can work with either style, as long as the path is quoted, but still it is a compatibility problem.
 
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