Escape Windows-style /arg in Cygwin/MSYS

I need to execute Visual Studio's lib.exe from a MSYS environment, but arguments like "/WX /NOLOGO" are automatically replaced with "C:/dev/MinGW/msys/1.0/WX", for example.

How do I deactivate that behavior? I tried single/double quotes and even lib `echo /WX` ... but that doesn't solve it.

Answers


Sometimes you can use -switch idiom instead of /switch, example

attrib +h -s

instead of

attrib +h /s

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