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RE: How to (dynamically) control Unix/Dos PATH-like variabletran slation
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: RE: How to (dynamically) control Unix/Dos PATH-like variabletran slation
- From: "Fleischer, Karsten (K.)" <kfleisc1 at getrag-ford dot com>
- Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2001 10:54:00 -0400
> Also, most Cygwin programs should be able to deal just fine
> with Windows
> style paths. So, just use those.
ksh93 has a variable type for automatically converting UNIX pathnames to
This is an excerpt from the documentation for the typeset command of ksh:
-H Hostname mapping. Each name holds a native path-
name. Assigning a UNIX format pathname will cause
it to be converted to a pathname suitable for the
current host. This has no effect when the native
system is UNIX.
So I'd rather suggest patching bash to support this kind of variables than
anything else. Or to port ksh (which would also mean to port the AT&T AST
Or, just use Windows paths, as Chris suggested.
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