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# Re: shared lib dos filename style - one more question

> Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 22:24:37 -0700
> Cc: danny.backx@scarlet.be, drow@false.org, gdb-patches@sourceware.org
>
> > > What should unixify() do ?
> > > 1.  /path/to/a -> /path/to/a
> > > 2.  \path/to/a -> /path/to/a
> > > 3.  \path\to\a -> /path/to/a
> > > 4.  c: -> .
> > > 5.  c:\path\to\a -> /path/to/a
> >
> > If unixify is supposed to support Windows file semantics, then the
> > last 2 cases are incorrect, IMO.  4 should return "c:." and 5
> > "c:/path/to/a".
>
> Actually, I think in this case "unixify" would mean trying to make
> sense out of Windows path on a Unix machine: The target sent us
> c:\path\to\dll, and we're trying to find that dll on the host.

What is the use-case in which this can happen?



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