cygpath (reprised)

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Sun Feb 26 01:20:00 GMT 2017


Greetings, cyg Simple!

> Also a : isn't a valid character for a name in Windows.  Cygwin uses
> some magic to represent it in UNICODE format though.

It isn't a valid file "name" character, yes, but it is still a meaningful
character in pathname under windows.
Just the meaning of it is far from regular file name semantics.


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Sunday, February 26, 2017 04:12:43

Sorry for my terrible english...


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