How to uniformly point to the root of a drive?

Corinna Vinschen
Mon May 21 16:12:00 GMT 2007

On May 21 17:25, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On May 21 15:46, Dave Korn wrote:
> > On 21 May 2007 15:30, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > so we can change cygcheck to handle this unambiguously.
> > 
> >   cygpath.
> Right.  Unfortunately I just found that -m is sometimes used as a modifier
> (-dm makes sense) and sometimes standalone (-m instead of -w).
> Actually it seems to be better to disallow only combinations which
> explicitely don't make sense, but to allow any combination which make
> *some* sort of sense.  The rules would be, afaics
> - Don't allow -d with -l.
> - Allow any other mix of -d, -l, -m and -w.
> - Don't allow -u with any of the above flags.
> Did I miss one?

Yes, I forgot one, -s, which is equivalent to -d, just as modifier
instead of command.  It's a bit of a mess in cygpath...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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