Konrad Schwarz wrote:
> I have been using MSYS for all of five minutes, so I don't know
> if this suggestion has merit.
> In any case, the msys/1.0./msys.bat file can be changed in line 38
> if "x%WD%" == "x" set WD=%~dp0\bin\
> if "x%WD%" == "x" set WD=%~dsp0\bin\
> (i.e., add an "s" to "~dp0"), which allows installation of msys in
> a path containing spaces, such as "...\Program Files\...".
Sure it could, but we do not recommend that you do this. The default
location specified by the installer is `C:\msys\1.0'. Change the drive
to anything else you might prefer, but please, do not change the path
Spaces in path names are a *really* bad idea; they will surely turn
around to bite you one day. Avoid them at all costs, when you can.
> See (in cmd.exe) call /? for the details of the "s" modifier (short
> name, i.e., DOS 8.3 names without spaces). I have no idea how well
> this works with command.com.
IIRC, it doesn't, at all.