wrong detection of inUnix ?? [Re: [fpc-devel] fcl-WEB build broken]

Sergei Gorelkin sergei_gorelkin at mail.ru
Sat Jun 11 02:13:46 CEST 2011

11.06.2011 2:26, Ralf A. Quint пишет:
> Sorry, but you're wrong. Windows (actually since the days of DOS) happily accepts a forward slash in
> a path:
>  >Microsoft Windows XP [Version 5.1.2600]
>  >(C) Copyright 1985-2001 Microsoft Corp.
>  >
>  >C:\Documents and Settings\Ralf>cd /windows
>  >
>  >C:\Documents and Settings\Ralf\WINDOWS>
> Just did the above in a DOS shell on Windows XPSP3. And I just tested this on Windows 7 Pro as well,
> with the same basic result. Internally, all path related functions of Windows allow AFAIK both
> forward and backwards slashes, it's just the GUI that doesn't allow you to enter the forward slash...
My mileage varies (Windows XP SP3 Russian):

C:\Documents and Settings>cd /winnt
Системе не удается найти указанный путь.

C:\Documents and Settings>cd \winnt

"." не является внутренней или внешней
командой, исполняемой программой или пакетным файлом.


Perhaps it depends on localization or some other factors.


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