Windows7 broke DRIVELETTER:/path on cmdline of non-cygwin exe

Earnie Boyd
Tue Apr 3 11:27:00 GMT 2012

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 1:55 AM,  cygwin at wrote:
> On the Windows XP computer, this works. On the Windows 7
> computer, after entering the command line and pressing
> enter, nothing happens until we press Ctrl-C to terminate
> it. Adding debug output to the very start of the programme
> emits nothing. It's as though the programme itself hasn't
> started running yet at all.
> If I replace the "F:/import" with "/cygdrive/f/import" then
> the programme is able to execute (and emit debug output) but
> it then terminates when it is unable to locate a file
> relative to the given path (presumably because /cygdrive/f
> isn't a real directory to a non-cygwin programme).

> Problem reports:

Then check to see if the most recent DLL
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