bug in cygwin_conv_to_posix_path() caused by period in win32 path

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Mon Jul 2 17:22:00 GMT 2007

On 02 July 2007 18:17, Pavel Kudrna wrote:

> Hi,
> the legal win32 paths containing period like "c:.\" or "c:." are
> incorrectly converted by
> cygwin_conv_to_posix_path() to "c:./" and "c:." respectively. See last
> two output
> lines of the attached example program.
> Pavel Kudrna

> c:.\    c:./
> c:.     c:.

  They are legal, but there's no possible way to convert them to POSIX, which
has no notion of a per-drive current directory.

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