Open URLs with # using cygstart.exe

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Sat Jul 14 02:38:00 GMT 2012


On 7/13/2012 9:02 AM, Alexander Konovalov wrote:
> so maybe cygstart parses
> its argument differently dependently whether it starts with file:// or http://?

That's correct.  And before you waste too much time on this, you should 
make sure that you have the latest cygutils package installed.  The 
behavior of cygstart with respect to file:// URLs changed starting with 
cygutils-1.4.10-1.  See

   http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2012-04/msg00021.html

and

   http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2012-03/msg00246.html .

Ken


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