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2009/9/9 George Petsagourakis <>:
> David Kastrup <dak <at>> writes:
>> George Petsagourakis <petsagouris <at>> writes:
>> >
>> > As far as I know, Windows accepts both '/' and '\' for directory separators.
>> No, it doesn't.  The C library does, though.  Which means that slashes
>> work, except where they don't.
> It works on the cmd.exe so there is support for both back-slash and
> forward-slash on windows.

This has worked since DOS 2.0, except where it would be ambiguous,
e.g. you can't say

cd /foo

because that looks like you're trying to pass the "/foo" option to cd.

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