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Re: The /usr/bin /usr/lib mounts
- To: Cygwin <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: Re: The /usr/bin /usr/lib mounts
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2000 10:58:02 -0400
- References: <10a701bfab9d$ab68f1e0$0200a8c0@VOYAGER>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
On Fri, Apr 21, 2000 at 11:57:03PM +0930, Trevor Forbes wrote:
>With the new mount points /usr/bin /usr/lib nothing works for me.
>Would someone be kind enough to explain the new mounts? Is the end
>result supposed to be /bin == /usr/bin with files installed into
>/usr/bin and /bin?
The end result is that /usr/bin == /bin and /usr/lib == /lib and that
everything is installed in /bin and /lib.
Possibly you're seeing problems because you have /usr mounted, also? Recent
versions of setup umount /usr.
>In my system, which is Win2000 FAT32, the installer installs everything to
>/bin, nothing into /usr/bin and the end result is that gcc no longer
What does "gcc no longer compiles" mean? You can't build gcc or you can't
compile anything with gcc?
>Ok, I can at least get around that by doing a manual install. So I
>do a manual install with the result that files in /usr/bin are not visible,
>that is, I get /bin directory listing instead and cygwin cannot see anything
>in the /usr/bin dir.
/usr/bin is supposed to essentially be a symbolic link to /bin. So, doing
a 'ls /usr/bin' should be equivalent to 'ls /bin'. It sounds like this is
not the case in your setup.
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