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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: vim-7.0.122-1

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 08:55:23AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Oct 11 13:10, mwoehlke wrote:
>> Dave Korn wrote:
>> >... although I can see problems arising when someone uses mount to rename 
>> >the
>> >cygdrive mount.  Maybe it would be worth providing a notation that means
>> >'cygdrive, no matter how it may have been renamed.
>This sounds like a good idea to me.  Scripts in the distro relying on
>the cygdrive path could use it.  There's also the problem that different
>users could use different cygdrive prefixes.
>> Hmm, how about /dev/fs/<driveletter>? ;-)
>What about /proc/cygdrive/<driveletter>?

A filesystem under /dev or /proc is not very linux-like.

If this is really needed (which I'm not convinced is really true) why
don't we just hardwire /cygdrive?  The mount option could still allow
referencing drives via some other path but /cygdrive could still be

(Who has to go back and reread this thread to see why this suggestion
has been raised for the 57th time)

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