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Re: Direct/efficient way to chop off trailing \n

Looks like the cygpath line was broken in two, and the closing brace
isn't visibile when reading in Gmail.

Readers take note of that.

On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Keith Christian
<> wrote:
> This function echoes the present directory to the clipboard, so that I
> don't have to enter the path manually.
> I use this function in a script that sources when a bash shell is
> started.  Also echoes the path to the terminal for verification.
> Handy for pasting directly into windows file dialogs.
> function xx() {
>         DESCRIPTION="Copy the Windows drive/path/filename to the clipboard"
>         cygpath -w "`pwd`"|tr -d "\012"|sed -e
> 's/$/\\/'|putclip;echo;getclip;echo
> }
> On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 4:50 PM, Jim Garrison <> wrote:
>> On 10/1/2014 2:52 PM, Paul.Domaskis wrote:
>>> Running bash in a Windows environment, I often find the need to
>>> generate a full Windows path to a file so that I can access the file
>>> from a Windows app.
>> [snip]
>>>... but it does remove the trailing \n which chokes up
>>> Windows.
>> Sounds like cygpath needs a "-n" option which eliminates the
>> trailing newline.
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