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Re: 'cygpath -ml <posix_8.3_path>' bug?
On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 06:25:14PM -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
>At 17:59 2003-03-19, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Wed, Mar 19, 2003 at 05:42:07PM -0800, Randall R Schulz wrote:
>>>Perhaps. In particular, if one uses Windows mode (instead of mixed
>>>mode) you get the result I think you were expecting (except, of course,
>>>for the orientation of the name separators).
>>Well, since POSIX doesn't have anything like "long file names" I think
>>you could say this isn't really a bug. The -l is a no-op in this case.
>>Or one could always submit a patch...
>The ostensibly failing mode is conversion _to_ a Windows format, not to
I know. The POSIX filename /cygdrive/c/docume~1 *is* exactly what you
see. It doesn't have a "long equivalent".
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