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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2003 at 05:15:01PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> 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.


Would you mind tell me how to use mknod to replicate the /cygdrive/



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