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Re: change /usr ?

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 03:27:34PM +0100, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
>By the way: there is no problem with changing the name of the c:\cygwin 
>directory but you can't do it from within Cygwin. The best (or easiest) 
>way to do it is to quit all Cygwin programs, rename your directory and 
>re-run Setup to fix your registry. *Do not* edit the registry yourself!
>Of course, this is not sure to work either, and none of these procedures 
>are even remotely close to advisable, but I guess you already knew that.

Sorry but uninstalling and reinstalling sounds like more of a Windows
way of doing things than a UNIX way of doing things.  This is like
demolishing and rebuilding the house just to change the wallpaper.
setup.exe doesn't do anything special with the mount table.  So, using
mount is perfectly fine.  It will take a lot less time.  Just look at
the output from mount and make sure that all of the mount entries match
the new layout.


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