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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: vim-7.0.122-1
On Thu, 12 Oct 2006, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Oct 12 16:48, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Oct 12 15:36, John Morrison wrote:
> > > On Thu, October 12, 2006 2:41 pm, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> > > > I wrote the script originally, and the initial version did use POSIX
> > > > paths.
> > >
> > > I thought you did and was suprised to find it not using POSIX paths but
> > > assumed that there was a reason...
> > >
> > > > I've just re-read the early discussions, and found this:
> > > >
> > > > <http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2003-02/msg00033.html>.
> > >
> > > and there it is.
> > So it looks like using mixed paths (cygpath -m) would be an easy way
> > out of this for now.
> Naah, scratch that. Creating a mount point for $SYSTEMROOT seems the
> better solution.
I'll go with mixed case. The mount point for $SYSTEMROOT will either have
to be explicitly created, or it will need to be built into cygwin1.dll.
In the former case, it's more hassle for the user; in the latter it won't
solve the problem for older cygwin versions. And if we make it the job of
/etc/postinstall/base-files-mketc.sh, we're depriving the user of a scarce
resource -- a mount table entry (unless we raise the limit, but then again
it won't work for older versions).
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