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Re: cygpath -u converts quoted UNC paths to local




On Apr  3 19:20, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, All!
> 
> This can be considered "working by design", but it really imposes some serious
> restrictions on interoperability with Cygwin, that I think can be avoided.
> 
> ...
> 
> After some further testing, this seems to be affecting IP-based UNC paths
> only.
> 
> The essence is this:
> 
> $ dir "\\192.168.1.5\wwwroot\ccenter\bin\online.sh"
> 26.10.2018  18:16               431 online.sh
> 
> $ cygpath -u \\192.168.1.5\wwwroot\ccenter\bin\online.sh
> //192.168.1.5/wwwroot/ccenter/bin/online.sh
> 
> $ cygpath -u "\\192.168.1.5\wwwroot\ccenter\bin\online.sh"
> /192.168.1.5/wwwroot/ccenter/bin/online.sh

This shows that it's not cygpath.  It's the quoting, thus the shell
mangles the path.


Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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