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Re: MSYS mode (continue)

On Jul  3 22:24, Alexey Pavlov wrote:
> 2013/7/3 Christopher Faylor:
> > On Wed, Jul 03, 2013 at 08:03:25PM +0400, Alexey Pavlov wrote:
> >>I want to continue our discussion about integrating MSYS mode into
> >>Cygwin sources.
> >>Right now we need to determine where you can create hooks for msys
> >>plugin I think.
> >>MSYS plugin need to has ability to change next logic:
> >>
> >> - generating osname
> >> - reading /etc/fstab
> >> - changing environment variables and filtering them, that passed to
> >>non-cygwin applications
> >> - changing program arguments that passed to non-cygwin applications
> >
> > That all sounds doable but could you refresh my memory on why you need
> > an /etc/fstab hook?  Was it to map /cygdrive/c -> /c or something?
> >
> I need it to be able read short mount points from fstab: <win32_path>
> <posix_path>.
> All other options are set by default. With my changes I can have in
> /etc/fstab both types of mount points - cygwin-like and msys-like.

And why is that necessary?  There are always default options set anyway,
but a layout change of the fstab file simply makes no sense.  There's no
win at all.


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