cygpath -w converts relative paths to absolute windows paths

Thomas Wolff
Tue Feb 7 23:34:00 GMT 2017

Hi Andrey,

Am 07.02.2017 um 16:30 schrieb Andrey Repin:
> Greetings, Roger Qiu!
>> I've found that `cygpath --windows '../` will give back an absolute windows path.
>> ...
> ".." is a special path, that can't be safely converted.
How is the special meaning of ".." so much different in Windows than in 
Cygwin/Linux/POSIX that it could not be mapped?
Things like dir .., cd .., type ..\sub\file all work comparably.

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