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RE: FAQ suggestion
Brian wrote on 19 March 2008 16:09:
> NightStrike wrote:
> > If there are any ideas on how to make that work, I'd love to know how
> > (perhaps by keeping the two repositories in synch somehow?)
> I do this all the time, it's trivial. You don't have to keep them in
> sync, they can be totally different versions. "umount -A" (create a
> mounts.bat first if you haven't) on the Cygwin tree A, cd to cygwin tree
> B, run mounts.bat (previously generated from mount -m) in Cygwin tree B,
> and you're done. This assumes you don't have Cygwin added to the system
> path (instead allowing it to be set by /etc/profile), otherwise you need
> to swap that too, but that's easy.
Also don't forget to shutdown any running services when swapping over.
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