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Re: Bridge between windows and cygwin to use awk on windows files
On Wed, Sep 11, 2002 at 12:04:38AM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Tue, 10 Sep 2002, Bassim Karkachi wrote:
>> Hi -
>> I'm beginner, I'm trying to set up a directory where I can find windows
>> files while using cygwin. I would like to be able to run some awk script on
>> windows created files. Any help or suggestion
>You can already access all of your windows files with cygwin:
>- from within bash/tcsh/sh:
> $ cat /cygdrive/c/Temp/blah.txt | awk -e '...'
> or even
> $ cat `cygpath -u 'C:\Temp\blah.txt'` | awk -e '...'
>- from a dos prompt (you should have C:\cygwin\bin in your path):
> C:\> type C:\Temp\blah.txt | awk -e "..."
Why not just
awk -e "..." filename
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