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Re: Patch for path.cc & environ.cc
On Mon, Jun 12, 2000 at 06:54:16PM -0700, Carl Thompson wrote:
>> I _can't_ be the only user of cygwin running into the problem of
>> mixed directory separators in pathnames. And in the position that
>> remedying the source of mixed slashes is way more difficult than
>> modifying cygwin.
>If I am understanding you, there must be lots of software that suffers from
>the same problem. Think of all that Unix code that does something like
> char datafile[MAXPATHLEN] = "";
> const char* home = getenv("HOME");
> if (home) strncpy(datafile, home, sizeof(datafile));
> strncat(datafile, "/.GnomoVision/config", sizeof(datafile));
> [ Do something with filename ]
>If I understand correctly, wouldn't this run afoul of the problem if
>the "HOME" environment variable were something like "C:\My Documents" ? Or
>am I not getting it?
HOME is converted to POSIX format by Cygwin.
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