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RE: Cygwin Git with Windows paths




> -----Original Message-----
> From: git-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx <git-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> On Behalf Of
> Junio C Hamano
> Sent: November 18, 2018 19:07
> To: Torsten Bögershausen <tboegi@xxxxxx>
> Cc: Steven Penny <svnpenn@xxxxxxxxx>; git@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: Cygwin Git with Windows paths
> 
> Torsten Bögershausen <tboegi@xxxxxx> writes:
> 
> > And it may even be that we need a special handling for the "\" to be
> > treated as "/".
> 
> I do not do Windows, but is_dir_sep() needs to be tweaked if you want to do
> that.

Heavy Cygwin user here. It is used in my environment for cross-compilation. Everything should be done using / separators in Cygwin, not \. So /cygdrive/c, /cygdrive/d always prefaces the path rather than C:\ or D:\, which won't parse. It is, essentially, a bash environment, including that git completions work properly. Backslash ends up doing what it would in bash.