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On Dec  8 11:06, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 01:27:30PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Dec  8 14:14, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> >> Good idea, except that I'd personally prefer a mount point in stead of a 
> >> symlink but that's just personal preference.. (Personally, I'd prefer that
> >> the Cygwin DLL make /WINDOWS a "magical" mountpoint to the likeness of 
> >> /dev, /proc, etc. so as to make it completely transparent and make sure no
> >> user can "accidentally" remove the symlink, so as to make sure that the
> >> programs can actually rely on it being there and on it to behave as a "normal"
> >> directory..)
> >
> >Yes, that's a good idea, too.  And it also would remove a potential
> >security problem if anybody could redirect the /WINDOWS link to some
> >tainted directory.
> Except that we're going to be moving away from magical mountpoints now that
> mknod works.

So, what's your suggestion?


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