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Tool to convert Unix paths to/from Win32 paths

see also : wine


winepath option {path}

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winepath is a tool to convert a Unix path to/from a Win32 (short/long) path. compatible with its Microsoft Windows counterpart.

If more than one option is given then the input paths are output in all formats specified, in the order long, short, Unix, Windows. If no option is given the default output is Unix format.


-u, --unix

converts a Windows path to a Unix path.

-w, --windows

converts a Unix path to a long Windows path.

-l, --long

converts the short Windows path of an existing file or directory to the long format.

-s, --short

converts the long Windows path of an existing file or directory to the short format.


separate output with \0 character, instead of a newline.

-h, --help

shows winepath help message and exit.

-v, --version

shows version information and exit.

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