cygpath -a anomaly
Fri May 29 21:00:00 GMT 2009
On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 03:20:28PM -0400, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>With cygdrive prefix = /, from the root directory of a drive (e.g.,
>/c = c:\ or /h = h:\), when asking for the absolute unix path with -au,
>cygpath doubles the / between the drive letter and the first directory
>of the path.
> /h> echo Home | cygpath -au -f -
> /h> echo Home | cygpath -aw -f -
>This does not happen when one is not in the root directory of the drive.
> /h> cd Home
> /h/Home> echo cartoons | cygpath -au -f -
> /h/Home> echo cartoons | cygpath -aw -f -
>This does not happen when
> /h> cd ..
> /h> echo Home\\cartoons | cygpath -au -f -
> /h> echo Home/cartoons | cygpath -aw -f -
>This is with cygwin 1.5, everything up to date. Note that this also
>happens on C:. Cygwin is in c:\\cygwin.
Not much is going to be done about this now. This seems to work fine
on Cygwin 1.7.
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