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Re: 1.7 - Odd behaviour with vim

On Feb 10 10:17, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> > Uh, that explains it.  The full message is
> >
> >  MS-DOS style path detected: %s
> >  Preferred POSIX equivalent is: %s
> >  CYGWIN environment variable option "nodosfilewarning" turns off this warning.
> >  Consult the user's guide for more details about POSIX paths:
> >\n";);
> >
> > This message is only generated once per session and can be switched
> > off entirely using the CYGWIN=nodosfilewarning setting.
> >
> > Bottom line: Don't use DOS paths.
> Understood... I don't when within Cygwin shell.
> > Second bottom line: It would be interesting to learn why the message
> > has been printed, *iff* you didn't use a DOS path somewhere explicitely.
> In vim I'm executing:
> :e /cygdrive/c/source/emerge/trunk/Source/emergeLib/main.cpp
> Could it be related to using /cygdive?

I don't know.  I can't reproduce this.  What I do is

- Start Menu -> Run -> mintty bash
- ./vim
- :e /cygdrive/c/autoexec.bat

Nothing happens.  If you have a chance to debug this it might help
to find out why you see this message.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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