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Re: [1.7] Undocumented change in accessing by dos drive letters?
On Nov 2 14:22, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> On 11/02/2009 01:29 PM, Jeffrey J. Kosowsky wrote:
> >I didn't see any documentation in the What's New/What's Changed
> >document saying that the following no longer works:
> > <cmd> <drive letter>:
> >For example:
> > $ ls C:
> > ls: cannot access C:: No such file or directory
> >This had worked fine on earlier versions.
> >This has broken several of my shell scripts so I am surprised it isn't
> >either documented (if a desired change) or fixed (if a bug).
> I agree it's worth documenting.
> >Am I missing something?
> >Note using C:\\ does work.
> C:/ also works.
And /cygdrive/c, of course. What's the idea to use DOS paths in
POSIX shell scripts?
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