dirname and basename in MinGW runtime

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Mar 19 03:01:00 GMT 2007

On Mon, Mar 19, 2007 at 02:43:56AM -0000, Dave Korn wrote:
>On 19 March 2007 02:41, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>>>  How about /usr/i686-pc-mingw32/man?
>> Idealy, that path would need to be added to MANPATH, and if it were
>> added, doing a 'man 3 basename' may turn up the MinGW implementation.
>  Yes, but don't those two factors mitigate each other?  IOW, if someone has
>manually added that path to MANPATH, it kind of suggests that they /want/ to
>get the mingw man pages...?

I think specifying "man mingw-basename" also suggests the same thing and
probably would result in slightly less puzzlement for the end user.


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