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Date 2016-11-29.22:26:10
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Just found issue15451, which reports a similar inconsistency between Windows and POSIX for 'PATH' provided through the Popen env parameter as for cwd. It seems that, on POSIX-platforms, the PATH environment variable passed through env affects the executable lookup if executable does *not* contain a dirname, but on Windows the new PATH never affects executable lookup. So, again, relative executable paths are causing platform-specific behavior.
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2016-11-29 22:26:11wolmasetrecipients: + wolma, paul.moore, tim.golden, ned.deily, cvrebert, asvetlov, chris.jerdonek, docs@python, python-dev, zach.ware, steve.dower, pepalogik
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