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Re: Help with installing
- To: Earnie Boyd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Subject: Re: Help with installing
- From: Geoffrey Noer <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 29 Mar 1999 19:51:20 -0800
- Cc: cygwin users <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- References: <email@example.com>
On Mon, Mar 29, 1999, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Basically, because _I_ have to. At some point there was added a set of keys for
> the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE to control the defaults for the local machine and this
> would allow consistency between multiple users while allowing each user to
> control his set of keys via HKEY_CURRENT_USER. After this was added, I wasn't
> able to use the `umount / && mount Z:\\ /' methods (in any combination of
> commands) to change the mount point for root while a member of the administrator
> NOTE: I haven't tried this with the current snapshots. It may very well be
> fixed already.
I have tested remounting slash with the current cygwin DLL snapshots
and a new mount.exe binary. If you try to replace an existing mount
(like slash), you will get the existing mount busy warning. By
specifying the -f flag (force), mount will happily overwrite any
existing mount point, including slash.
Again, only in recent development snapshots.
Geoffrey Noer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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