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RE: File path expansion problem (DLL version 1.5.3-1 and earlier)
- From: Jörg Schaible <Joerg dot Schaible at Elsag-Solutions dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 4 Sep 2003 10:09:26 +0200
- Subject: RE: File path expansion problem (DLL version 1.5.3-1 and earlier)
> Is this only a problem of my system, or also reproduceable on
> other systems ?
well, this is normal. myeditor knows nothing about posix paths,
since it is no Cygwin application. For non-Cygwin apps you have
to convert the path yourself:
myeditor "`cygpath -w /etc/services`"
and you should take care in case of a non-Cygwin editor, that it
can handle unix text file format!
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