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Re: handle cygwin path from ldapsearch

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: handle cygwin path from ldapsearch
Date: Thu, 23 Sep 2004 17:58:42 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1006 (Gnus v5.10.6) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Is this patch necessary on a cigwin build of Emacs?
> I suppose so.  I'll build one and confirm this.

>> Is this patch necessary if you're using cygwin-mount.el?

> I am not familiar with cygwin-mount.el.  What does it do?

>> I.e. is this really specific to ldap.el ?

> In this case yes.  But the root of the problem is cygwin specific
> path dialect (D:\ABC\DEF becomes /cygdrive/D/ABC/DEF).

Right, but this problem is not specific to ldap but to cygwin.
When cygwin built, Emacs understands those filenames.
As for cygin-mount.el, it makes non-cygwin Emacs understand those file names
as well (by using a file-name-handler that rewrites them to the non-cygwin


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