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Re: Proposed Changes to mount

----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, April 05, 2001 10:40 AM
Subject: Re: Proposed Changes to mount

> On Thu, Apr 05, 2001 at 10:11:26AM -0700, Michael A. Chase wrote:
> >Proposed changes:
> >
> >1.  TODO: Add an option to "mount" to generate a .bat file
> >(
> >   Option "--mount-commands" would cause mount to write mount commands to
> >stdout that would recreate all user and system mount points and cygdrive
> >definitions.
> >   POSIX and Win32 paths would be inclosed in quotes (") to allow for
> >with spaces or other odd characters.
> >   Each line would have at least one trailing space followed by a CRLF
> >ending to allow the output to work correctly as either a Cygwin shell
> >or a Win32 batch file.
> I don't understand the need for a space.  There should be no reason for

I was concerned that the ^M at the end of the line would be mistaken for
part of the last argument.  I haven't tried it yet, but will make sure to.

> >2.  Change the  first line of the --help display to:
> >usage mount [options] <win32path> <posixpath>
> >   The options can not be grouped, so the current help line is
> This is fixed in the CVS version of mount.  If you are not using the CVS
> version, you should be.

It is and I do have it.  I just forgot to check for it after the earlier
discussion about the current binary distribution version.

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