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Re: Portable shell code between Cygwin and Linux
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 1 Aug 2011 09:43:52 +0200
- Subject: Re: Portable shell code between Cygwin and Linux
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On Aug 1 08:46, Sebastien Vauban wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> alias vpnup='exec sudo openvpn --config ~/config/client.vpn --writepid /tmp/openvpn.pid &'
> >> While this worked perfectly under Ubuntu, I've had to make up a customized
> >> version for Windows:
> >> alias vpnupwin='cd c:/home/sva/config; openvpn --config client.vpn --writepid c:/cygwin/tmp/openvpn.pid &'
> > Don't use Win32 paths. Use POSIX paths:
> > alias vpnupwin='cd /cygdrive/c/home/sva/config; openvpn --config client.vpn --writepid /cygdrive/c/cygwin/tmp/openvpn.pid &'
> But, if I write it like that, this never will work under Ubuntu, does it? Or
> is it possible with some "mount" magic to void the prefix "/cydgrive/c"?
How is that different from using a drive letter like C:? The best you
can do is to create a mount point(*) under Cygwin which has the same
path as under Ubuntu. Then, just use the same POSIX paths on both
> My goal is to have just 1 alias that would work both under Win32 (Cygwin) and
> Ubuntu, having the files located in the same place (relative to my home dir).
> I also tried you suggestion for another command, which was:
> perl C:/home/sva/src/csv2ledger/CSV2Ledger.pl -f $FileMatches -i $tmpfile.clean
> This works fine under Cygwin right now.
> Rewritten with POSIX paths:
> perl /cygdrive/c/home/sva/src/csv2ledger/CSV2Ledger.pl -f $FileMatches -i $tmpfile.clean
> It does not work anymore...
So you're not using Cygwin perl, or you changed your cygdrive prefix(**).
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