1.3.2/Win2K: ar confused by drive letters

David Starks-Browning starksb@ebi.ac.uk
Thu Jun 21 03:49:00 GMT 2001

On Wednesday 20 Jun 01, David Abrahams writes:
> Note that when the target archive is to be built on the same drive as the
> current directory, there is no problem. I realize there are alternatives to
> the "e:\..." syntax which don't cause this problem, but the build system I'm
> using (Jam/MR) doesn't really allow me to form paths like //e/...

For the record, you wouldn't want to use //e/... either.  That form is
deprecated and will disappear in 1.3.3.  You must use
/cygdrive/e/... (or use mount) instead.


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