How to uniformly point to the root of a drive?

Corinna Vinschen
Fri May 25 10:30:00 GMT 2007

On May 24 10:49, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On May 23 18:58, Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> >>Lev Bishop wrote:
> >>>Also, why do you have it so that -s is not just a synonym for -d, and
> >>>why doesn't -l force -w? There seems to be no advantage to forcing the
> >>>user to specify an additional flag.
> >> I previously noted, '-us' is a reasonable combination of flags, 
> >
> >I don't think so.  The -s and -l modifiers don't make any sense with -u.
> >There's no short or long unix path.
> Does 'cd /cygdrive/c/PROGRA~1' not work on your system? It does here, 
> therefore there are indeed "short unix paths" and "long unix paths". (I 
> also stated this previously...)

Yes, these paths exist, but their existence doesn't make them any more


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