Re: cygpath (reprised)
- Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:02:52 +0300
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: cygpath (reprised)
Greetings, Nellis, Kenneth (Conduent)!
> I followed and understood the discussion to all the recent cygpath postings,
> so I understand and expect the following:
> $ cygpath -w 'a*b' | od -An -tx1c
> 61 ef 80 aa 62 0a
> a 357 200 252 b \n
> But, consider the following:
> $ cygpath -w a:b | od -An -tx1c
> 41 3a 62 0a
> A : b \n
> Instead of the special character colon (:), shouldn't cygpath be showing
> something in the Unicode Private Use area?
No, it shouldn't.
You've requested a name "b" in the current directory on the disk "A:", or a
file substream "b" of the file "a".
Both are valid system paths.
With best regards,
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 21:01:01
Sorry for my terrible english...
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