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Local can't write to Hosts file, accessing preferences freezes the application

Bug Summary

Local can’t access Hosts file and accessing Preferences freezes the application.

Steps to reproduce

Have your windows environment variable “ComSpec” set to something other than “cmd.exe,” I use tcc.exe (https://jpsoft.com/).

Install local then attempt to create a website. Fails to write to Hosts file.

Workaround: start with batch file that sets “ComSpec” to cmd.exe and then executes local.exe

Environment Info

see above