22922Re: problem with netrw plugin, scp and windows path syntax
- Oct 31, 2001Scott Bolte wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Oct 2001 19:33:07 +0100, Bram Moolenaar wrote:No, it would have to be reset. But apparently you already had this.
> > I wrote:
> > > The problem is tempname returns a path such as C:/temp/foo.
> > > The external scp command looks at the C:/temp/foo and
> > > interprets C: as a host name instead of the drive component
> > > of a path.
> > Do you perhaps have 'shellslash' set? Try resetting it then.
> I tried setting shellslash and while it did perform as
> expected, it did not alter the basic problem.
Thus it's not a backslash versus slash problem.
> Let me be more concrete in my example. Here are the commandsApparently you are using a "scp" command that doesn't understand MS-DOS
> I type at a tcsh prompt on a w2k box w/ cygwin:
> % setenv TMP c:/temp
> % C:/usr/local/vim/vim60/gvim.exe scp://wu//tmp/ss
> A separate window is popped up in which the external scp
> command is called. In that window the following messages
> are shown:
> C:\WINNT\system32\cmd.exe /c scp wu:/tmp/ss c:\temp\VIA4.tmp
> ssh: c: No address associated with hostname
> lost connection
> Hit any key to close this window...
> As you can see, the request to the remote host wu is made
> for the file /tmp/ss. My setting TMP is shown to be effective
> by the use of c:\temp. Setting shellslash does result in
> the temporary file switching from c:\temp\VIA4.tmp to
> C:/temp/VIA4.tmp. However, the leading "c:" is still present
> and still confusing scp.
file names. Perhaps it's a cygwin version? I suggest you try getting
another version, one that does understand c:/temp. Would be useful
anyway. Sorry, I don't have a URL for you.
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