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Re: Windows 2008 access to inetsrv directory
- From: "Larry Hall (Cygwin)" <reply-to-list-only-lh at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 09:40:14 -0400
- Subject: Re: Windows 2008 access to inetsrv directory
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On 09/11/2014 09:20 AM, email@example.com wrote:
On this server, there is no sysnative under Windows. From a Windows CMD shell,
'sysnative' is only visible from 32-bit apps. See
32-bit applications can access the native system directory by
substituting %windir%\Sysnative for %windir%\System32. WOW64 recognizes
Sysnative as a special alias used to indicate that the file system should
not redirect the access. This mechanism is flexible and easy to use,
therefore, it is the recommended mechanism to bypass file system
redirection. Note that 64-bit applications cannot use the Sysnative alias
as it is a virtual directory not a real one.
Unless you made sure that the CMD shell you're running is the 32-bit
version, it won't see sysnative. As I mentioned before, this is not a
If your goal is to be able to see and work seamlessly with other 64-bit
apps and Cygwin, you may find less difficulty if you install the 64-bit
version of Cygwin.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?
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