Hello -- thanks for the reply -- it seems that there is a a tclsh binary in 
the bin (git)  directory -- tcl/sh had a rich set 
of commands for  mapping unix style paths to  window paths -- so I wrote a  
tcl script to run my editor 

On Sunday, September 16, 2012 9:41:54 AM UTC-4, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen 
> On Saturday, September 15, 2012 6:12:37 PM UTC+2, fpefpe wrote:
>> Hello -- I installed git/bash on my win system.  I changed the default 
>> editor using config, ie core.editor  
>> The issue is that BASH / git wants to render the file name/path for the 
>> commit in unix form, ie 
>> .git/message_file  
>> As it turns out my editor does not understand this form   -- it wants 
>> .git\message_file 
>> How do I configure this? 
> Can you paste us the output of git config -l inside of the repository 
> where you have the problem? 

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