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RE: cygwin 1.5.0 managed mode & backward compatibility
- From: Pavel Rozenboim <pavelr at coresma dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 17 Jul 2003 10:12:09 +0200
- Subject: RE: cygwin 1.5.0 managed mode & backward compatibility
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wed, July 16, 2003 6:07 PM
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: cygwin 1.5.0 managed mode & backward compatibility
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2003 at 01:48:28PM +0200, Pavel Rozenboim wrote:
> >I installed cygwin 1.5.0 and remounted all cygwin
> directories (/,/usr/bin,
> >/usr/lib) in managed mode. Now I can't access files that
> have a capital
> >letters that were created before upgrade to 1.5.0.
> Don't do that. Do not use managed mode on your old
> directories. It is
> called "managed" for a reason. Cygwin wants to manage all
> file creations.
> So, the only way to use it is to create an empty directory, mount it
> as managed, and then populate it with files.
Do you have any plans to provide backward/windows compatibility for managed
> If this is confusing to you, do not use managed mode.
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