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Re: rsync and cygwin paths

On Wed, Jun 04, 2003 at 10:33:34AM -0700, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> However for many purposes it's feasible to write some simple-minded 
> heuristics that make the determination about when and how to apply 
> "cygpath." I currently use a BASH script that uses a simple "case" 
> statement to paper over the Cygwin / Windows interface for invoking the 
> Java 2 SDK tools. The case statement's glob patterns detect whether any 
> given argument is (probably) a file name or PATH-like entity and then 
> applies cygpath as necessary. It can be fooled, of course, but in 
> practice it works fine for me.

Gosh, you accomplish that with a mere bash script? I wrote an entire
class to handle that ;-).  Over-working myself as usual I expect!
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