Cygwin fresh install imports Windows PATH which includes spaces causing errors

Thrall, Bryan bryan.thrall@flightsafety.com
Wed Jul 25 13:34:00 GMT 2012


Aaron Schneider wrote on 2012-07-24: 
> So anyway, the problem is caused when calling a binary present on
> windows path that can match a cygwin one, for example running a
> ./configure script.
>   After removing make the issue is happening again:
> $ make
> cygwin warning:
>    MS-DOS style path detected: /usr/local/bin/C:\Program Preferred
POSIX
>    equivalent is: /usr/local/bin/C:/Program CYGWIN environment
variable
>    option "nodosfilewarning" turns off this warning. Consult the
user's
>    guide for more details about POSIX paths:
>      http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#using-pathnames
> Can't find C:\Program on PATH.

Could this be a problem with the Makefile? It looks like you're using
Cygwin make now, but the Makefile might be calling out Windows paths
directly...
--
Bryan Thrall
Principal Software Engineer
FlightSafety International
bryan.thrall@flightsafety.com



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