Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1999/01/08/14:34:16

From: willm AT ihug DOT co DOT nz (Will Mooar)
Subject: Re: mount table question
8 Jan 1999 14:34:16 -0800 :
Message-ID: <001501be3b52$94e2c840$d70dd6cf.cygnus.cygwin32.developers@monster>
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To: "Geoffrey Noer" <noer AT cygnus DOT com>
Cc: <cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com>

>* //<drive>/ magic will die a painful death.
>* Cygwin will automatically add a user mount when converting from a
>  Win32 path to a POSIX path when there is no user or global mount
>  point that will work to do the translation.  The temporary mount will
>  use the path /cygdrive/<drive> unless overridden.  The temporary
>  path root could be changed using the "mount" utility.

How about having a global default of "/dev/<drive>" which would replace
"//<drive>" ???

>I don't know how I feel about /etc/fstab yet.

I'm not too keen on it.  It feels like it would complicate system setup.


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