Am 10.10.2013 17:52, schrieb Sebastian Schuberth:
> Hi again,
> the problem can also be reproduced in an easier way, independently of
> mingwGitDevEnv and using the mingw_path function instead of
> relative_path. If I install msysGit 1.8.4 from [1] and run
> test-path-utils I get this on Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit:
> $ test-path-utils mingw_path /a/b/
> a:/b/
> But if I install [1] on my local Windows 8 64-bit I get:
> $ test-path-utils mingw_path /a/b/
> C:/msysgit/msysGit/a/b/

Interesting. I guess that you get consistent behavior when the first
path component is not merely a single letter, e.g., /foo/bar.

Do you have a drive a: configured somewhere in your MSYS environment on
the 2k8r2 machine? See /etc/fstab. Do you have a floppy drive in that

-- Hannes

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