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RE: cygpath "$@" in a script: bug?
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: hauser at acm dot org
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2003 10:19:32 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: RE: cygpath "$@" in a script: bug?
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
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On Mon, 10 Mar 2003, Ralf Hauser wrote:
> Thanks for the help, someone else suggested out of the mailing list to do it
> for file in "$@"; do
> mycommand $(echo -e "$memfile" | cygpath -w -f -)
Yes, this will work too...
> but even then, it chokes if the input parameters are already a windows-style
> path with spaces...
cygpath has been changed to accept only Unix-style paths with a '-w'
option. There was a long discussion of that on the list last month
(a search for "cygpath ensure" should find it).
> What do you think about the other below abnormalities?
"Use the source, Luke" (tm) ;-)
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Igor Pechtchanski [mailto:pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu]
> > Sent: Montag, 10. Marz 2003 16:05
> > To: hauser at acm dot org
> > Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
> > Subject: Re: cygpath "$@" in a script: bug?
> > Yes, it needs the newlines (LF is enough, I think).
> > But if you have the arguments properly quoted already, why not
> > 'for f in "$@"; do cygpath -w "$f"; done'?
> > > Or even worse if I put in the long path:
> > >
> > > testscript `/bin/ls /cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/ch*`
> > >
> Abnormality 1)
> > > cygpath: error converting "/cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/checkgid.exe
> > > /cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/chgrp.exe /cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/chmod.exe
> > > /cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/chown.exe /cygdrive/c/cygwin/bin/chroot.exe"
> > >
> > > or yet worse when I do that on my desktop with three test files a.txt,
> > > aa.txt and aaa.txt:
> > > rhauser at PC:/<3>rhauser/Desktop>
> > > testscript `ls /cygdrive/c/Docume~1/rhauser/Desktop/a*.txt`
> > > c:\Docume~1\rhauser\Desktop\a.txt
> Abnormality 2 - particularly strange if cygwin no longer recognizes its own
> path syntax!!!
> > > \cygdrive\c\Docume~1\rhauser\Desktop\aa.txt
> > > \cygdrive\c\Docume~1\rhauser\Desktop\aaa.txt
> > >
> > > so the first path is converted properly while number 2 and 3 are wrong?
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