1.3.2/Win2K: ar confused by drive letters

David Abrahams david.abrahams@rcn.com
Thu Jun 21 06:55:00 GMT 2001

Thanks for the info.

Just for the record, are the cygwin tools supposed to support standard
windows paths, or have I just been "lucky" so far?

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Starks-Browning" <starksb@ebi.ac.uk>
To: "David Abrahams" <david.abrahams@rcn.com>
Cc: <cygwin@cygwin.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2001 6:48 AM
Subject: 1.3.2/Win2K: ar confused by drive letters

> On Wednesday 20 Jun 01, David Abrahams writes:
> > Note that when the target archive is to be built on the same drive as
> > current directory, there is no problem. I realize there are alternatives
> > the "e:\..." syntax which don't cause this problem, but the build system
> > using (Jam/MR) doesn't really allow me to form paths like file://e/...
> For the record, you wouldn't want to use file://e/... either.  That form
> deprecated and will disappear in 1.3.3.  You must use
> /cygdrive/e/... (or use mount) instead.
> Regards,
> David

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