cygpath compatiblity break (v2.1 -> v2.7)

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 18:34:00 GMT 2017


On 13/04/2017 14:34, Chevallier Yves wrote:
> I get a very different behaviour with `cygpath` after I upgrade my version of Cygwin. Why? and how can I fix it?
>
> With Cygwin 2.7:
>
> ```
> $ uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW CPT 2.7.0(0.306/5/3) 2017-02-12 13:13 i686 Cygwin
> $ cygpath --version
> cygpath (cygwin) 2.7.0
>
> $ cd  /
> $ touch foo.exe
> $ cygpath -m foo
> foo.exe
>
> $ cd
> $ touch foo.exe
> $ cygpath -m foo
> foo
> ```
>

latest is 2.8.0-1
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-announce/2017-04/msg00001.html

In any directory, I see

$ touch foo.exe

$ cygpath -w foo
foo.exe

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