[Fwd: Re: Web2C: CYGWIN is not DOSISH]
Tue Dec 5 13:46:00 GMT 2000
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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.
I have tried it: for Web2C CYGWIN is not DOSISH (it does not work if one
But it seems that `ls C:\\WINDOWS' works !
So accordingly `ls' is DOSIH
hence the trouble.
> Brrr... Scary...
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