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From: Andreas Fredriksson (deplinenoise_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-12-18 08:32:29

On 12/18/06, Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Which shell is that that does not like forward slashes. I think all versions of Windows
> I ever used had no problems with forward slashes. I don't say that you shell is "wrong",
> but I'd like to know what's the actual problem here.

The vanilla cmd shell in windows doesn't accept forward slashes. Or
rather, the programs supplied with that shell don't:

C:\temp>mkdir foo
C:\temp>mkdir foo\bar
C:\temp>dir foo/bar
Parameter format not correct - "bar".
C:\temp>mkdir foo/bar/baz
The syntax of the command is incorrect.

// Andreas

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