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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-29 10:21:23

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Hi Andre,
>> gcc/cygwin:
>> c:/openssl/lib is not reconized as an absolute path (the command
>> line ends up containing: -Lsub/c:/openssl/lib). I can easily work around
>> this one by using /cygdrive/c/openssl/lib.
> Should it be recognized? I mean, I had no idea that Windows path names are
> usable under Cygwin.

With most programs they are. In some (notably scp, for reasons which
should be obvious), they are not. I tend to use the /cygdrive/c/
syntax more and more just to avoid possible problems.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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