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Re: cygpath




On Feb 13 17:29, Nellis, Kenneth (Conduent) wrote:
> From: Andrey Repin 
> > See http://cygwin.com/cygwin-ug-net/using-specialnames.html#pathnames-specialchars
> 
> This reference says:
> 
> > All of the above characters, except for the backslash, are converted to 
> > special UNICODE characters in the range 0xf000 to 0xf0ff (the "Private 
> > use area") when creating or accessing files.
> 
> It does not say *how* they are converted. In fact, by observation, 
> they appear to be converted by having 0xF000 added to their code points.
> Perhaps this text could be updated accordingly.
> 
> I propose the following:
> 
> > All of the above characters, except for the backslash, are converted to 
> > special UNICODE characters in the range 0xf000 to 0xf0ff (the "Private 
> > use area") when creating or accessing files by adding 0xf000 to the
> > forbidden characters' code points.

Patched.


Thanks,
Corinna

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