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Re: [1.7] Undocumented change in accessing by dos drive letters?
2009/11/4 Linda Walsh:
>> C: and C:\ aren't the same thing in DOS/cmd.exe. C: means the current
>> directory of the C drive, whereas C:\ means the root directory of the
>> C drive. Within each cmd.exe session, each drive has its own current
> Â Â Â ÂRight. ÂThat's a cmd.exe-ism Â-- As Christofpher F. says,
> it's not been true in Cygwin in a long time (I don't remember it being
> true, ever, but I never tried using it to see if it was supported).
Fair enough. All the more reason to remove support for "C:" then.
Btw, C: still does work for cd, e.g. 'cd C:' or 'cd C:Users', both in
bash and in zsh. How come?
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