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Re: cygwin/clearcase problem
- To: Richard Ramos <rramos at coreenetworks dot com>
- Subject: Re: cygwin/clearcase problem
- From: Michael Hoffman <hoffmanm at cshl dot org>
- Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2001 09:33:16 -0500 (CDT)
- cc: Cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
On Wed, 8 Aug 2001, Richard Ramos wrote:
> At the bash prompt I used forward slashes. At the dos prompt I used
Try doing the exact same command in bash as you did in the DOS window,
replacing all of the single backslashes with double backslashes to
If that doesn't work, it's going to be hard to help you without
knowing anything about clearcase.
Michael Hoffman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
> I also tried your suggestion below with no change in results.
> Michael Hoffman wrote:
> > On Tue, 7 Aug 2001, Richard Ramos wrote:
> > > I'm running a clearcase client on a windows 2000 platform. I wrote
> > > a bash script to move files under clearcase source control. The
> > > script performs the following lines:
> > >
> > > [SNIP]
> > >
> > > Created element "blah/blah/file.h" (type "text_file").
> > > text_file_delta: Error: Can't create temporary file: No such file or directory
> > > cleartool: Error: Type manager "text_file_delta" failed create_version operation
> > > cleartool: Error: Unable to check in "leap/osprims/winnt/os_defs.h".
> > >
> > > Note the the clearcase element was successfully created.
> > >
> > > The reason I'm asking this forum is that the command fails in
> > > exactly the same way from the bash prompt but it works fine from a
> > > DOS command prompt. I posed the question to Rational and they
> > > hadn't heard of Cygwin before and couldn't help (yet).
> > What are the exact commands you are typing in on the command line? Are
> > they really exactly the same or did you change the forward slashes to
> > backslashes for command.com/cmd.exe?
> > See <http://www.cygwin.com/faq/faq_4.html#SEC29> and try using
> > `cygpath --windows $i` in lieu of $i.
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