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RE: Cygwin GNU App driving Clearcase NT

I think I've been fortunate so far in that through mainly luck paths haven't
created a problem for me.
This is sure to sneak up and bite my posterior at some point tho :-)
Thanks for the tip.


> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John Morrison []
> Sent:	Wednesday, September 04, 2002 7:41 PM
> To:	Romaszkiewicz, Tom;
> Subject:	RE: Cygwin GNU App driving Clearcase NT
> > From: []On Behalf
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I have just begun to use cygwin on Windows NT4, with the aim of using
> > Toolchain apps.
> > I'm having a problem with GNU PATCH (2.5.4) compiled under cygwin,
> > interacting with Clearcase NT (4.2)
> > 
> > PATCH correctly senses a file to be patched is under Clearcase 
> > control, and
> > generates the correct Cleartool checkout command line syntax accordingly
> > (cleartool co -unr -nc <filename> ), but this operation always seems to
> > fail.
> > 
> > Assuming originally PATCH was at fault, I built for Win32, and 
> > the Cleartool
> > checkout command worked successfully.
> > 
> > My current thinking is my problem is about a UNIX app driving the DOS
> > Command line, and Cygwin needs to be configured somehow? Can 
> > someone suggest
> > anything I can try?
> Does it work when <filename> has no path information?  If so, try
> using cygpath -w -p <filename>
> J.

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