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"COMSPEC path"

Discussion in 'Support' started by vefatica, Sep 1, 2017.

  1. vefatica

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    The help says the optional first argument in a start-up command line ("d:\path" above) "sets the comspec path".

    What does that mean? Does it actually do anything? It doesn't seem to. Can it be eliminated?

    I ask because I spent quite a while figuring out why I didn't get an automatic CWD change when I did
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    start %comspec v:\
     
  2. Charles Dye

    Charles Dye Super Moderator
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    I think that's for COMMAND.COM compatibility....
     
  3. rconn

    rconn Administrator
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    It's for CMD compatibility. But TCC ignores it and uses its own location for COMSPEC.
     

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