Build Failure on Cygwin Windows

Noel Grandin noel at
Thu Apr 12 04:43:56 PDT 2012

On 2012-04-12 13:38, Caolán McNamara wrote:
> The conversion from unix-style /cygdrive/c/paths to /c/paths when 
> handing the paths to native tools does a simple search and replace. 
> Any cygwin paths which don't conform to /cygdrive/X are all horribly 
> mangled by the to and from process, so /home and /tmp don't work
> _______________________________________________

why not use the cygpath utility all the time?
Is it an efficiency thing, or a correctness thing?


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