cygpath -m (and -w) sometimes emits multi-line names

Joshua Daniel Franklin
Thu Feb 24 23:18:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, 23 Feb 2005 15:26:18 -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
> ----Original Message----
> From: cygwin-owner On Behalf Of Joshua Daniel Franklin
> Sent: 23 February 2005 14:25
> >> 2)  What's with the CDATA section ?
> >
> > A CDATA section is for enclosing text that might otherwise be interpreted
>   Yeh, I knew that!  I meant "How come it appears in the man page?"
> >>   When I look at the generated manpage in info or man, the opening
> >> <![CDATA[ tag is displayed, but the closing ]]> tag has disapperared.  I
> >> think it's probably not meant to be this way?
> >
> > How are you generating man pages from that DocBook example? There is a way
> > to get man pages from <refentry> I think, but we don't use it for
> > Cygwin. I just wrote
> > a hacked-up perl script to turn utils.sgml into man pages.
>   I'm not generating man pages myself; I was just looking at my installed
> man and info pages, from .  Looks like there was a bug in your script!

Yep, it's a bug... no wait, it's a feature! I, uh, purposefully did it
to teach people
about XML.

I've updated cygpath and utils.sgml in CVS and the website, and I'll be putting
together a new version of cygwin-doc soon:


Thanks for the catch, Raul, usage now indicates acceptance of multiple file 
names in the standard GNU [NAME...] form.

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