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RE: 'find' quirkiness

Hi Tom,

Cygwin has a mapping scheme for drives to fit better in a Unix environment:

/cygdrive/c is drive C:
/cygdrive/d is drive D:

Anyway there is some support for the DOSish style, Cygwin tries to detect on
its own wether the argument is a DOS file name or not. IMHO it is better to
use the Unix version for Unix tools (Cygwin-built utilities) and convert the
arguments on your own using cygpath for DOSish apps. See the FAQ.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tom Trelvik []
> Sent: Thursday, November 09, 2000 8:21 AM
> To:
> Subject: 'find' quirkiness
> 	If I do a `find c: -print` it will list (along with 
> every other file on
> my c drive) c:/winnt (I'm running win2k), but none of the files inside
> that folder.  If, however, I run `find c:/winnt -print`, then it works
> just fine to see all of the files that it should see.  Am I perhaps
> missing something obvious?  FWIW, I just updated all my cygwin stuff a
> few minutes ago, but I'm pretty sure it was getting the same behavior
> beforehand.
> Thanks,
> Tom
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