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Re: Various questions - docs, paths
- To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: Various questions - docs, paths
- From: David Robinow <drobinow at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2000 08:29:43 -0700 (PDT)
--- "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I guess I don't have objections to "/cygdrive"
> specifically appearing in the
> mount table display if it's role can be clearly
> distinguished from the other
> mount entries (since its purpose is subtly
I would say it's more than subtly different.
> ... I'm not sure if I
> see the point to having something like "/cygdrive/d"
> (representing the
> transient mounting of someone's D drive) in the
> listing though.
I don't believe anybody has suggested this. You're
right though; it's a terrible idea.
> great care needs to be exercised here to keep any
> change to address the
> /cygdrive issue from generating any confusion about
> what this notation
> does, IMO.
I think a reasonable solution is to add a
--show-cygdrive-prefix switch to mount.
I'm not volunteering, but if I get around to it ...
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