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RE: Cygwin GNU App driving Clearcase NT
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: John Morrison <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com, "Romaszkiewicz, Tom" <Tom dot Romaszkiewicz at racalinst dot co dot uk>
- Date: Thu, 5 Sep 2002 15:59:27 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: RE: Cygwin GNU App driving Clearcase NT
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 4 Sep 2002, John Morrison wrote:
> > From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf
> > Hi all,
> > I have just begun to use cygwin on Windows NT4, with the aim of using GNU
> > Toolchain apps.
> > I'm having a problem with GNU PATCH (2.5.4) compiled under cygwin,
> > interacting with Clearcase NT (4.2)
> > PATCH correctly senses a file to be patched is under Clearcase
> > control, and
> > generates the correct Cleartool checkout command line syntax accordingly
> > (cleartool co -unr -nc <filename> ), but this operation always seems to
> > fail.
> > Assuming originally PATCH was at fault, I built for Win32, and
> > the Cleartool
> > checkout command worked successfully.
> > My current thinking is my problem is about a UNIX app driving the DOS
> > Command line, and Cygwin needs to be configured somehow? Can
> > someone suggest
> > anything I can try?
> Does it work when <filename> has no path information? If so, try
> using cygdrive -w -p <filename>
Ahem... 'cygpath -w -p <filename>'? Just for the archives, before some
poor slob starts asking "what is cygdrive, and why don't i have it
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