Path trouble w. Perl using B20.1

Earnie Boyd
Fri Dec 31 13:28:00 GMT 1999

--- "Karl L." <> wrote:
> Path trouble w. Perl using B20.1
> X-Mailer: VM 6.74 under Emacs 19.34.6
> Hi there,
> I am trying to start using the CygWin user tools as my new command
> line environment on Windows NT 4.0, but I am having severe trouble
> getting simple access to my perl scripts. They all work find when I
> run them from the C: drive, which is mounted on /, but whenever I try
> to run them from any other drives (mounted to /d, /e etc) it
> fails. See below for a simple test case and system data.
> Any advice?
> perl version:
> Binary build 522 provided by ActiveState Tool Corp.
> Built 09:52:28 Nov  2 1999

Non-Cygwin programs will not understand the Cygwin mounted directories or
symbolic links.  Options:

1) The Cygwin pages give you a link to a Cygwin built perl, download that.
2) Buy the Cygwin V1.0 CD, it comes with a Cygwin build perl.
3) Change the script to use the win32 path.

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