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Re: A few Windows build fixes

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: A few Windows build fixes
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 11:48:32 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> It's true that the Cygwin build of Make doesn't support c:/foo in
>> targets, but the Windows Makefiles never use such targets, except
>> through $(CURDIR), which should return a Cygwin style file name with
>> Cygwin Make.  So I don't really see a problem that needs to be solved
>> here.  Perhaps I'm missing something; please show the actual problems
>> you had with this part.
> CURDIR-based paths are passed to native Emacs for load path
> purposes and if they have /cygdrive/ stuff in them, Emacs doesn't
> understand that.

There's a general need for Emacs to understand/accept /cygdrive/foo
names passed on the command-line, so that could be fixed in
lisp/startup.el and lisp/w32*.el.


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