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by Pooman
Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:22 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: c:\windows\system32\dllcache inaccessible
Replies: 7
Views: 21823

Aha! Windows x64 compatibility crap!

Far needs to be modified so that the thread that gets the current directory list is expected to call Wow64DisableWow64FSRedirection(). The simpler fix is to recompile Far for 64-bit Windows to avoid the WOW mess.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942589
by Pooman
Sun Mar 09, 2008 2:07 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: c:\windows\system32\dllcache inaccessible
Replies: 7
Views: 21823

Before jumping into the conclusion that Windows Server 2003 is doing some kind of parent process security check I want to provide some more observations. This system is a x64. It has C:\windows\System32 and C:\windows\SysWOW64 directories. Far behavior: Using Process Monitor from Sysinternal Far tri...
by Pooman
Thu Mar 06, 2008 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: c:\windows\system32\dllcache inaccessible
Replies: 7
Views: 21823

c:\windows\system32\dllcache inaccessible

Under Windows 2003 Server the "dllcache" directory is hidden unless running cmd.exe or Windows File Explorer. This must be some anti-malware feature but it's very annoying. All other programs like Far, Cygwin bash, and even some disk defraggers don't see the directory at all. Have anyone e...
by Pooman
Wed Jul 13, 2005 10:33 am
Forum: Suggestions and Ideas
Topic: everyday things that FAR should do in the future
Replies: 9
Views: 19087

everyday things that FAR should do in the future

1. environment variables should be passed to children processes, commands that modify environment may allow parent's environment to change as well, maybe as an option? 2. network directories cause problem when running local utilities under those directories; can't run the tools, paths not searched, ...
by Pooman
Wed Jul 13, 2005 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Do you need native Unicode support in FAR Manager?
Replies: 29
Views: 54363

Been only 3 years. Still waiting for Unicode support file name and display support.
by Pooman
Sun Jun 12, 2005 11:01 am
Forum: Suggestions and Ideas
Topic: shift + delete key too dangerous
Replies: 1
Views: 8298

shift + delete key too dangerous

Cutting text from command-line is frequently used by me. But I have been so used to Microsoft's keyboard short cut keys "shift + delete" that I forget that I am only supposed to use this combination when the panels are turned off, after pressing "ctrl + o". The "shift + dele...