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Re: example needed pls: `cygpath -c <HANDLE>'
- From: Soren A <somian at adelphia dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 1 Jul 2003 21:15:59 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: example needed pls: `cygpath -c <HANDLE>'
- Organization: Occasionally Sporadically
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Brian Dessent <email@example.com> wrote around 01 Jul 2003
> Soren Andersen wrote:
>> In short although I see what you are doing, I think it's too simple for
>> many cases and its lack of robustness makes it only marginally useful to
>> me (IMHO). If you could post some typical examples of how you use it, to
>> refute me, I'd be pleased.
> Yes, it's quite dumb code. It doesn't even work correctly if one of the
> files doesn't exist. However it works perfectly for what I originally
> devised it for, which is using Windows editors from cygwin, as in I have
> the line
> alias ue="dodos /path/to/uedit32.exe $@"
> in .profile, and so I can issue commands like "ue /etc/hosts*" or "ue
> ~/project/foo*.c" to edit files with UltraEdit as if it was a
> cygwin-aware application.
Yes, I get it. That's a valid use for this simple thing. Thanks.
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