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Re: Treating Junctions consistently, as "normal dirs" as w/linux "bind"-type mount
- From: L A Walsh <cygwin at tlinx dot org>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 09 Mar 2017 07:48:43 -0800
- Subject: Re: Treating Junctions consistently, as "normal dirs" as w/linux "bind"-type mount
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Andrey Repin wrote:
I would argue against all junctions being treated blindly.
The difference with bind mounts in Linux is that in Linux
you don't have the
information available within the filesystem itself, and have
no other option,
than to treat them as regular directories.
Only direct volume junctions cause an issue, and this is what
should be fixed,
if possible, not sidetracked with questionable workarounds.
Could you describe the benefits of your proposed solution?
You do know that MS originally called junctions "mountpoints",
right? So why would cygwin treating them as such be a "questionable
How would you want to treat them?
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