Cygwin /tmp\foo behaviour

Suhaib Siddiqi
Mon Jun 12 08:42:00 GMT 2000

> >I was suggesting to test by typing /tmp\c00017569.base in bash 
> and it will
> >return /tmpc00017569.base.  This was to show that /tmp\c00017569.base
> >was not same as /tmp/c00017569.base.
> If you are going to try to show the difference then have somebody type:
> /tmp\\c00017569.base
>     ^^
>   two backslashes
> Otherwise, the backslash is eaten by bash before any program sees it.

That was what happening to him and that's why I type with single \ to
show that get eaten by bash and ld returned "no such file"


> cgf

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