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Re: Fwd: Re: [Mingw-users] Autoconf MSYS_PREFIX_HACK

From: Brian Dessent
Subject: Re: Fwd: Re: [Mingw-users] Autoconf MSYS_PREFIX_HACK
Date: Tue, 29 Mar 2005 17:27:56 -0800

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:

> Dealing with Windows paths from the unixish environment is a real
> problem.  For my package, I use a home-brewed shell script which
> obtains the actual Windows path based on the Cygwin/MinGW mount and
> applies the desired amount of backslash escaping to survive any
> remaining configure script processing.

For Cygwin at least, isn't it a lot easier to just do something like

winpath="`cygpath -w "$unixpath"`"

than mess around parsing the output of mount and such?


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