unable to make install under cygwin

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at faw.uni-ulm.de
Wed Mar 12 08:40:36 UTC 2003

Am Mit, 2003-03-12 um 09.14 schrieb Chris Johns:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> > What kind of meaning does // have under Cygwin?
> The Cygwin FAQ has this:
>    http://cygwin.com/faq/faq_4.html#SEC33
> So it means reference a Windows share.
Hmm, veeeery cleeeever decision ;)

IIRC, using // inside of directory names explicitly is covered and
allowed by POSIX, but I don't recall if POSIX covers leading //.

Anyway, the cause which triggered this is fixed in CVS


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