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Re: cygpath problem in 1.3.20
- From: "Elfyn McBratney" <elfyn-cygwin at exposure dot org dot uk>
- To: "cygwin" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>,"whorfin" <whorfin1 at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2003 22:45:28 -0000
- Subject: Re: cygpath problem in 1.3.20
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- Reply-to: "Elfyn McBratney" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
> I am experiencing a problem with 1.3.20 that seems to
> be cygpath related. Previously, I was using 1.3.17,
> upgraded today, and I get errors when trying to run
> Ant 1.5.1 (it ran just fine before). After a little
> fiddling, it appears that cygpath is still having some
> If I set JAVA_HOME to the following:
> c:\program files\ibm\websphere
> And run the following command:
> cygpath --windows --path "$JAVA_HOME"
> it returns the following:
> c;d:\program files\ibm\websphere
This is by design as the `--windows|-w' coupled with `--path|-p' swicthe(s)
expect unix path's and thus get split by ':' characters.
> Yes, that's really a c; at the start of the string.
> Needless to say, this is munging up the script that
> launches Ant big time. It wasn't a problem at all in
> the previous version of Cygwin I was running.
> Any help at all is appreciated, especially since
> Cygwin is my primary command line build environment.
> Thanks in advance.
This was discussed in the last couple of weeks, where the thread starter had
the same "problem" as you. Can't see it yet, byt it's there ;-) Something
like "[bug] cygpath version...".
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