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Re: backslash in pathfile under Cygwin
- To: Mike <mirakle at ZonejeuX dot com>
- Subject: Re: backslash in pathfile under Cygwin
- From: Prentis Brooks <prentis at aol dot net>
- Date: Tue, 7 Aug 2001 11:47:58 -0400 (EDT)
- cc: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
If you need to use a backslash, you have to escape it since backslash is an
escape character under cygwin:
however, the best method would be to use the cygdrive mappings:
On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Mike wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm sorry for this question (that looks trivial) but I'm a newbie.
> Here is the question :
> Is there an easy way for me to use DOS path (using backslashes) under
> Cygwin ?
> I've tried : 'c:\winnt\system32\calc.exe" but it does not work.
> Of course c:/winnt/system32/calc.exe works but I try to use Windows programs
> that open files with a DOS like path...
> Thanks for your help.
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