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RE: cygpath (reprised)




From: cyg Simple 
> On 2/21/2017 1:22 PM, Nellis, Kenneth (Conduent) wrote:
> > I suppose one could argue that, by using -w, that cygpath might assume that it
> > is converting *from* a POSIX path, and therefore the colon would not indicate
> > a drive letter--wouldn't that make sense?--but I’ll let someone else take up
> > that battle. ☺
> 
> I would almost agree except for the help description of the -w option.
> ...

Hmm. Not sure that I see that. From the man page:

The cygpath program is a utility that converts Windows native filenames to Cygwin 
POSIX-style pathnames and vice versa.

I read this as converting one format to the other.

--Ken Nellis

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