Problem with F:/ and /cygdrive/f/

Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)
Fri Jan 12 09:04:00 GMT 2001

At 11:54 AM 1/12/2001, Joey Mukherjee wrote:
>I have a program which works perfectly when I tell it to read from a file at
>/cygdrive/f/ .  However, when I set the directory to F:/, the program no
>longer works.
>The program is a simple dumper for one of our data files and it takes the
>name of the data file on the command line.  Now, when debugging everything
>looks fine.  The open succeeds, but the read starts reading garbage after
>the first read.
>This seemed really odd to me since I would figure the open would take care
>of any filename conversions.
>Thanks for any insight on what my problem might be...

The output of cygcheck -s -r -v and a test case showing the problem would be 

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.            
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