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Re: Strange cygpath behavior.
On 2011-06-24 11:44, Fahlgren, Eric wrote:
Marco atzeri wrote:
you are right, but it is not very useful to translate a windows path in a
windows path ...
On the contrary, it is exceedingly useful to be able to transform long names (with spaces) into short-form names without spaces.
$ cygpath -sm "$PROGRAMFILES"
That is only useful on systems that have 8.3 filenames enabled.
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