cygpath -w converts relative paths to absolute windows paths

Andrey Repin
Wed Feb 8 11:06:00 GMT 2017

Greetings, Thomas Wolff!

> 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.

Comparable? May be. Predictable?

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 13:53:10

Sorry for my terrible english...

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