Re: cygpath (reprised)
- Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2017 14:56:44 -0500
- From: cyg Simple <cygsimple@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: 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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