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Re: posix and win32 enviornment
At 14:48 2003-07-07, Andrew DeFaria wrote:
Shankar Unni wrote:
Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
[...] you'll be using the MinGW libraries, and your program will
not understand POSIX paths (i.e., you'll have to use Win32 ones).
Well, to be totally, utterly nitpicky, I believe "/WinNT/System32" is
a valid POSIX filename which will be understood by Win32 programs as
well (assuming that their current drive is "C:" :-).
And also assuming that your Windows installation is in WinNT. With XP
For Windows 2000 the directory name is also "/WinNT" or "/WINNT".
(Hey you were the one that started this "totally, utterly nitpicky"
stuff :-) )
And it ain't over yet.
%SystemRoot% need not be on the "C:" drive. On my system, it's on "D:", e.g.
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