cygpath -w for non-existent server

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
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.


Corinna

-- 
Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

--
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple



More information about the Cygwin mailing list