Thoughts on curling, camping and life.
d:\temp>gzip -?Try `gzip --help' for more information.
You are mixing operating systems.Microsoft introduced "\" as a path separator, "/" as an option introducer und "/?" as common help option.In other operating systems "/" is the path separator, "-" introduces short options, "--" is for long options, and "?" is a wildcard that is expanded by the shell to all 1-char filenames in the current directory
Surely the cygwin developers could throw the poor Windows users a bone though.