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Re: Directory structuring
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:18:45 -0400
- Subject: Re: Directory structuring
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On 6/26/2012 6:09 PM, PaulAThompson wrote:
I am very confused about the correct manner of defining directory paths under
cygwin, perl, and bash. I cannot determine the correct manner. Using the
cygwin window, I navigate to locations using
Using a bash shell to run a perl process under the shell and passing in a
directory, I must use a windows-style specification with *nix forward
If you're using Cygwin's Perl, then you don't need to worry about
windows-style paths. If you must, for some reason, use the Windows-native
Perl, then check out 'man cygpath'. It will handle the file path
conversions for you so you can stick with POSIX paths when you type.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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