[Fwd: Re: Web2C: CYGWIN is not DOSISH]

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Dec 5 13:31:00 GMT 2000

On Tue, Dec 05, 2000 at 10:23:27PM +0100, Jerome Benoit wrote:
> > I have done some fix in view to build web2c-7.3.3 under cygwn-1.1:
> > the main idea is that  CYGWIN is _NOT_ DOSISH
>Is CYGWIN supposed to understand DOS-style pathnames (e.g, C:\dir)?
>If so, then it definetely is DOSISH.  If not, then the DOSISH support
>can be safely removed.
>Olaf Weber

Gawd, how could anyone *possibly* know the answer to that question?  I
mean, how could you figure out anything that complex???

You'd actually have to try it or something.

Brrr...   Scary...


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