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Re: cygwin on Mac: files in Virtual PC "shared folder"

```On Apr 14 10:54, Ashley Ward wrote:
> 2) The '\' character used in Windows share names is an escape character
> to bash -- so the example "mount \\pollux\home\joe\data /data" in the
> cygwin manual (example 3.10) is misleading.  For me, that style of
> example gives error messages about "/data", not the Windows share
> (actually the cause of the problem), which doesn't help.  I do see the
> mentions in manual around that point about using the Windows command
> shell (presumably with the cygwin bin in the PATH?) and also about
> using '/' rather than '\', but it doesn't seem very clear to me --
> perhaps the example could be changed to "mount '\\pollux\home\joe\data'
> /data"?

Erm... *cough, cough*, you're not a slave of the user manual, right?
Why not just try it?  Using forward slashes or \\ in bash seems quite
natural to me.

Corinna

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