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Re: Cygwin cygdrive prefix

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Achim Gratz
December 5, 2015 08:34
Re: Cygwin cygdrive prefix
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Tony Cook writes:
> It shouldn't fail, it should skip if there's no C: drive.

I haven't tested the new code yet, I've just ran into that while
building the 5.22.1-RC3.

>> readlink "/proc/cygdrive"
>> or `readlink -f /proc/cygdrive` or maybe even `cygpath -u C:` (the
>> latter works even if the drive in question doesn't exist and presumably
>> does so even on older versions of Cygwin that didn't have the /proc
>> pseudo-fs).
> If you have a patch, I'd be happy to review and probably apply it if
> you perlbug it.

So do you intent to support older Cygwin versions still?  Some of that
support is there in other places, however I don't know how well it is
tested and if that still works.  I suspect it has bitrotted…

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