Strange cygpath behavior.

Marco atzeri
Thu Jun 23 14:15:00 GMT 2011

On 6/23/2011 2:52 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Peter Rosin!
>>> I'm facing an unacceptable cygpath behavior related to the network shares.
>> Unacceptable?
> Exactly.

Unacceptable seems a moral judgement, for this reason
I guess Peter is perplexed.

>> Perhaps your quoting skills and expectations fall
>> into that category...
>>> The testcase is:
>>> [\\DAEMON1\anrdaemon]$cygpath -u \\DAEMON1\anrdaemon\.profile
>>> //DAEMON1/anrdaemon/.profile
>> I think you mean cygpath -u \\\\DAEMON1\\anrdaemon\\.profile
> No, I did mean what I wrote.

What about a more clear explanation of what do you expect
to obtain ? I have problem to understand your problem,
while Peter answer seems more obvious (to me).

Problem reports:

In general the "\" is used as escape character so unquoted
it just preserves the next character

is equivalent to

> Glad you quoted it, strange that you didn't read it.
> --
> WBR,
>   Andrey Repin ( 23.06.2011,<16:49>
> Sorry for my terrible english...

better than my Russian


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