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Re: Accessing folders elsewhere than C:\cygwin
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 03:23:38PM -0500, RISINGP1@nationwide.com wrote:
>Eric wrote on 02/10/2011 12:15:33 PM:
>> On 02/10/2011 10:13 AM, Buchbinder, Barry (NIH/NIAID) [E] wrote:
>> > Might the ability to identify cygwin's root be a good
>> > thing to add to cygpath?
>> And what's so hard about 'cygpath -w /'?
>> > Under "System information", one could have an option
>> > -R, --root output cygwin root directory
>> > where
>> > $ cygpath -Rw
>> > C:\cygwin
>> Trading / for -R doesn't justify the bloat and burning another short
>> option character, in my opinion.
>If you need it ofetn enough, here is a simple script for displaying the
>case $1 in
> mount | grep " / " | cut -d" " -f1 | sed 's:/:\\:g'
> DRIVE=$(mount | grep " / " | cut -d":" -f1):
> echo $(mount | grep "^$DRIVE " | \
> cut -d" " -f3)$(mount | grep " / " | cut -d" " -f1) | \
> sed 's/'$DRIVE'//'
> echo "Please specify -w (Windows) or -u (Unix)"
Why would we need a simple script to display the cygwin root when
"cygpath -w /" works fine?
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