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[Mingw-msys] Changing the font

On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 10:16 AM, Damon Register wrote:
> On 4/15/2012 3:46 AM, Keith Marshall wrote:
>> We already know of scenarios where the heuristics fail -- usually as a
>> result of over-aggressive interpretation of a string, which the user
>> intends to be interpreted literally, being misinterpreted as a path, or
>> a path list, and thus being "helpfully" converted into something which
>> is entirely inappropriate.
> I am currently trying to build a working libxml2-2.8.0 and am having
> a problem I believe to be a compiler bug.  I am wondering if this failure
> you mention above is what I am seeing.  I even created a simple console
> hello world type of app that does nothing but print out the args passed
> to the program.  I am finding that this argument
> "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
> is getting mangled to
> -/C:/MinGW/msys/1.0/OASIS/DTD DocBook XML V4.3/EN
> Is this the kind of fail you mean?


>> Of course not, but like Earnie, I'm having a hard time seeing any
>> scenario in which it might actually be helpful.
> I am having an even harder time following.  What is the current solution
> to deal with this problem?

Instead of
"-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"

"-///OASIS///DTD DocBook XML V4.3///EN"

The above is untested but you should be able to use /// to get a //
string without MSYS doing anything other than removing one /.

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