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Re: cygwin/clearcase problem

On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Richard Ramos wrote:

> I'm running a clearcase client on a windows 2000 platform.  I wrote
> a bash script to move files under clearcase source control.  The
> script performs the following lines:
> [SNIP]
> Created element "blah/blah/file.h" (type "text_file").
> text_file_delta: Error: Can't create temporary file:  No such file or directory
> cleartool: Error: Type manager "text_file_delta" failed create_version operation
> cleartool: Error: Unable to check in "leap/osprims/winnt/os_defs.h".
> Note the the clearcase element was successfully created.
> The reason I'm asking this forum is that the command fails in
> exactly the same way from the bash prompt but it works fine from a
> DOS command prompt.  I posed the question to Rational and they
> hadn't heard of Cygwin before and couldn't help (yet).

What are the exact commands you are typing in on the command line? Are
they really exactly the same or did you change the forward slashes to
backslashes for

See <> and try using
`cygpath --windows $i` in lieu of $i.
Michael Hoffman <>
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

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