Making Unix like paths work when using java program from Cygwin

Csaba Raduly
Fri May 18 13:22:00 GMT 2012

On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 1:51 PM, Earnie Boyd  wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 4:56 AM, himoundary wrote:
>> I am working in a team where everyone else has a Linux/Mac OS X workstation,
>> but I have a windows workstation. Our project uses a shell script and a java
>> program to automate some deployment/setup etc, which needs to create some
>> directories of the sort /ABC/XYZ.
>> Obviously such paths are not valid in Windows.
> You spread falsities about Windows.  Try the following in cmd.exe and
> you will be in a shock for your life.
> mkdir /ABC/XYZ

Well, I tried it. Maybe you should have, too.

H:\>mkdir /ABC/XYZ
The syntax of the command is incorrect.

When it comes to computers, it takes more than that to shock me :)

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