[darcs-users] 1.0.8 / 1.0.6 interop errors?

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Sun Jul 9 12:44:07 UTC 2006

On Sun, Jul 09, 2006 at 02:06:06PM +0200, Eric Y. Kow wrote:
> [resent in case of weird gmail trouble]
> On Sun, Jul 09, 2006 at 07:40:17 -0400, David Roundy wrote:
> > I believe the trouble is that OpenSSH on Windows (at least the cygwin
> > version) won't accept windows absolute path names.
> Hmm... does it accept any kind of absolute paths?  For example, would
> cygwin OpenSSH know how to interpret /cygdrive/c/foo/bar?
> If so, cygwin does come with this magical tool cygpath that transforms
> Unix-style paths into Windows ones and back (?).  I wonder if it would
> be super-ugly for us to make a wrapper script that calls cygpath on all
> arguments.  Or if there exists a library version or something that we
> could invoke via FFI.

Indeed, that would be a reasonable approach.  We'd just need something
like a "work around cygwin" flag to control this behavior? Or we'd
need to be able to recognize cygwin ssh somehow and automagically turn
this on?
David Roundy
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