cygpath -w for non-existent server

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Dec 4 15:07:00 GMT 2010

On Dec  4 06:35, Andy Koppe wrote:
> With non-existent server foo, and Cygwin 1.7.7 or the latest 1.7.8 snapshot:
> $ cygpath -w //foo/bar
> \\foo\bar
> $ cygpath -w //foo
> cygpath: error converting "//foo" - No such file or directory
> Is that as intended?
> Also, both only return after a few seconds delay, so I assume they
> trigger network accesses. Is that necessary?

Probably yes, due to the way SMB works.  The "No such file or directory"
seems wrong though.  I'll investigate next week.


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