problem with drive letters when running from DOS box
Tue May 29 07:56:00 GMT 2007
I noticed a strange problem. I tried to run 'cmp' from a DOS box but it
could not find the file.
cmp d:\Data\file1 e:file2
did simply not see file2 even if I started cmp from e:.
As I was off-line when I needed cmp, I wrote my own cmp to compare the
What surprise. The same effect.
I investigated further just to find out that fopen does not find files
if they do not contain '\' after the drive letter.
In the test case, E: does not contain any directories which might
I updated cygwin last week.
cygwin1.dll is dated 31.01.2007.
Both programs work as expected when started from bash.
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