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Re: Windows 2008 access to inetsrv directory

Greetings, Larry Hall (Cygwin)!

> On 09/11/2014 09:20 AM, wrote:
>> On this server, there is no sysnative under Windows. From a Windows CMD shell,

> 'sysnative' is only visible from 32-bit apps.

It's not actually "visible". But you can access it.

> See
> <>

> Specifically:

>    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
> Cygwin-specific issue.

> 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.

Andrey Repin ( 11.09.2014, <17:59>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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