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Strip path error under Cygwin #714
(Imported from Trac #723, reported by guest on 2010-08-13)
I am using a new Windows 7 box using cygwin and the Haskell Platform 2010.2.0.0. I am working with cabal-install version 0.8.2
cabal install cpphs
Linking dist\build\cpphs\cpphs.exe ...
It looks like strip is being given one less backslash than it needs at the start. The exe is however installed, and so this command does work:
strip '\fs1\grad\users\pkeir\Application Data\cabal\bin\cpphs.exe'
Though of course the package remains formally uninstalled.
referenced this issue
May 24, 2012
I was unable to reproduce this on Windows 7, using Haskell Platform 2012.4.0.0 (which comes with cabal-install 0.14.0 and Cabal library 1.14.0) and the latest (at this writing) version of Cygwin. Note that
Here are the last few lines of the log obtained with -v3; you can see that Cygwin's strip.exe was invoked with a UNC path, and there was no problem: