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Re: cygpath (reprised)




On 2/25/2017 8:13 PM, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, cyg Simple!
> 
>> Also a : isn't a valid character for a name in Windows.  Cygwin uses
>> some magic to represent it in UNICODE format though.
> 
> It isn't a valid file "name" character, yes, but it is still a meaningful
> character in pathname under windows.
> Just the meaning of it is far from regular file name semantics.
> 

Not when specifying ./a:b which was the example being discussed.

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