When are Windows Short Path Names required

zzapper david@tvis.co.uk
Mon Oct 24 22:52:00 GMT 2005

On Sat, 22 Oct 2005 20:46:04 +0100,  wrote:

>$ cygpath -d c:/Program\ Files/Internet\ Explorer
>I've just had another case where the I had to use the short form, is the short form the "real name"?

Hi just solved my problem:-

sjaprog='/cygdrive/c/Program Files/SQLyog Enterprise/sja.exe'
"$sjaprog" "$sjascript"

By using no backslashing at all, but surely that's what I would have tried in the first place? Drat

Sorry for wasting your grey emininences

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