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- From: "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth dot Nellis at xerox dot com>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 21 Jun 2013 19:47:33 +0000
- Subject: RE: dosfilewarning
- References: <51C4AA0B dot 60504 at cygwin dot com>
From: Larry Hall (Cygwin)
> On 6/21/2013 2:38 PM, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> > I have a BAT file that calls a bash script that generates the
> > following (edited):
> > cygwin warning:
> > MS-DOS style path detected: XXX
> > Preferred POSIX equivalent is: XXX
> > CYGWIN environment variable option "nodosfilewarning" turns off this warning.
> > Consult the user's guide for more details about POSIX paths:
> > http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using.html#using-pathnames
> > If I rerun the script, I don't get the message a second time, which
> > makes debugging the problem a problem. How can I have this message
> > show up on every invocation? I tried closing all Cygwin processes
> > and tried setting CYGWIN=dosfilewarning, but it seemed to want
> > something more.
> It's not designed to do that. It will show up once per Cygwin DLL
> session only. If you want to see something different, you'll need
> to patch the Cygwin source.
Thanx, but isn't the end of a "Cygwin DLL session" when all processes
that use the Cygwin DLL have terminated?
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