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Re: MSYS path behavior in Cygwin
Dave Korn <dave.korn <at> artimi.com> writes:
> But cygwin apps understand *nix style paths natively! ...
Right - My problem comes when I want to run a windows app from the cygwin shell.
Why would I want to do this:
1. The Cygwin shell in general has all sorts of goodies that cmd doesn't have.
I have a cygwin shell open 24/7. 'Nuff said.
2. There are, however, still windows applications that I may want to run from
the command line. (i.e. Visual Studio or some other native windows app.)
3. When typing the *nix path, I get the tab auto-completion.
However they did it, the MSYS devs made it so that I can type a cygwin path, and
yet a windows path gets sent as the argument to the windows executable.
I posted on the MSYS list and they suggested I ask here. Maybe I should clarify
Anyway, thanks for your help!
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