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Re: Strange cd/CDPATH behavior

On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 01:16:47PM -0700, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>--- Chris Faylor <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 26, 2000 at 01:26:20PM -0600, Erik Nolte wrote:
>> >B20.1 must have recognized that w:/ is an absolute path while 1.1.4 doesn't
>> >think so.  And somehow "." in CDPATH triggers the problem.
>> It is *not* B20.1 that is an issue here.  It is *bash*.  There are
>> (obviously)
>> different versions of bash in older cygwin releases than there were in
>> newer releases.
>Well, actually, the changes to allow Cygwin to recognize d:/ as a Win32
>absolute path have IMO caused the change.

I doubt it.  There was no change in Cygwin with respect to d:/foo other
than to avoid trying to resolve d:/foo through cygwin's mount table.
This seems like it is very much a bash problem.

Regardless, the first line of attack is to see what bash is doing and stop
talking about it.  I will do the latter and hopefully someone to whom this
matters will do the former.


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