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Re: expand_wild different behaviour on NT & cygwin

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: expand_wild different behaviour on NT & cygwin
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2005 11:26:02 -0400 (EDT)

Jim Hyslop writes:
> If you call expand_wild() and pass it "." as an argument, the Visual 
> Studio version converts it to the current directory name (i.e. if the 
> current directory is c:\some_path\directory\, "." becomes "directory"). 
> Under cygwin, it remains as "."

I believe the difference is intentional.  As I understand it, "." works
as CVS expects under cygwin but it does not work as CVS expects in
native Windows, so the translation was necessary.

-Larry Jones

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