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Re: Request for Junctions be treated consistently
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 7 Apr 2014 21:52:05 -0400
- Subject: Re: Request for Junctions be treated consistently
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On Tue, Apr 08, 2014 at 09:52:02AM +1000, Duncan Roe wrote:
>On Mon, Apr 07, 2014 at 11:34:02AM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >Look, directory reparse points are, by and large, symlinks to another,
>> >real directory entry. The directory has a primary path, which is its
>> >own path under which it has been created, and the reparse point is just
>> >a pointer to this directory. If that's not a symlink, what is?
>> What is a mount 'bind' on linux?
>This extract from the Linux man page explains it:
> The bind mounts.
> Since Linux 2.4.0 it is possible to remount part of the file
> hierarchy somewhere else. The call is
> mount --bind olddir newdir
> or shortoption
> mount -B olddir newdir
> or fstab entry is:
> /olddir /newdir none bind
> After this call the same contents is accessible in two places.
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