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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: tboegi@web.de
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org, svnpenn@gmail.com, johannes.schindelin@gmx.de
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 1/1] git clone <url> C:\cygwin\home\USER\repo' is working (again)
Date: Sun, 09 Dec 2018 10:39:39 +0900
Message-ID: <xmqqk1kj5vhg.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20181208151109.2097-1-tboegi@web.de>

tboegi@web.de writes:

> - The "DOS" moniker is still used for 2 reasons:
>   Windows inherited the "drive letter" concept from DOS,
>   and everybody (tm) familar with the code and the path handling
>   in Git is used to that wording.

Yeah, for the same reason as win32 can refer to their API that is
used on platforms that are 64-bit, the fact that the "drive letter"
concept came from DOS is so widely ingrained, I do not think it is a
beter change to deviate from it.

> And, before any cleanup is done, I sould like to ask if anybody
> can build the code with VS and confirm that it works, please ?

Yup, that is much more important.

Thanks.

  parent reply index

Thread overview: 55+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-11-18 15:21 Cygwin Git with Windows paths Steven Penny
2018-11-18 15:41 ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-11-18 16:23   ` Steven Penny
2018-11-18 17:15     ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-11-18 17:34       ` Steven Penny
2018-11-18 18:28         ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-11-18 19:00           ` Steven Penny
2018-11-19  0:06       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-19  2:11         ` Randall S. Becker
2018-11-19  3:33           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-19  5:20             ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-11-20  0:17               ` Steven Penny
2018-11-20 10:36                 ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-11-20 12:51                   ` Steven Penny
2018-11-19 12:22             ` Randall S. Becker
2018-11-26 17:32 ` [PATCH v1/RFC 1/1] 'git clone <url> C:\cygwin\home\USER\repo' is working (again) tboegi
2018-11-27  0:35   ` Steven Penny
2018-11-27  1:16   ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-27  2:49     ` Steven Penny
2018-11-27  5:23       ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-27  6:20         ` Steven Penny
2018-11-27 12:55         ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-28  4:10           ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-28  5:55             ` J.H. van de Water
2018-11-28  8:46               ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-28  9:01                 ` Houder
2018-11-28  9:35                   ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-27 20:10     ` Achim Gratz
2018-11-27 12:49   ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-11-28  4:12     ` Junio C Hamano
2018-11-27 20:05   ` Achim Gratz
2018-12-07 17:04 ` [PATCH v2 1/3] git " tboegi
2018-12-07 21:53   ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-08  0:49   ` Steven Penny
2018-12-10  8:46     ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-10 12:45       ` Steven Penny
2018-12-11 13:39         ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-12  0:42           ` Steven Penny
2018-12-12  7:29             ` Johannes Sixt
2018-12-12 12:40               ` Steven Penny
2018-12-13  3:52                 ` Junio C Hamano
2018-12-12 13:33               ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-12  3:47     ` Elijah Newren
2018-12-12 13:57       ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-07 17:04 ` [PATCH v2 2/3] offset_1st_component(), dos_drive_prefix() return size_t tboegi
2018-12-07 17:05 ` [PATCH v2 3/3] Refactor mingw_cygwin_offset_1st_component() tboegi
2018-12-07 22:18   ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-08 15:11 ` [PATCH v3 1/1] git clone <url> C:\cygwin\home\USER\repo' is working (again) tboegi
2018-12-08 16:24   ` Steven Penny
2018-12-09  1:39   ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2018-12-10  8:32   ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-11  6:12     ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-12-11 13:28       ` Johannes Schindelin
2018-12-11 18:55         ` Torsten Bögershausen
2018-12-15  4:33 ` [PATCH v4 " tboegi

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