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Re: make android device file system visible as unix path
- From: andy <AndyMHancock at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2015 03:25:03 +0000 (UTC)
- Subject: Re: make android device file system visible as unix path
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- References: <loom dot 20150214T031757-905 at post dot gmane dot org> <141BC10E-6D3A-4BBE-B56A-6E16A722108C at etr-usa dot com>
Warren Young <wyml <at> etr-usa.com> writes:
> > On Feb 13, 2015, at 7:20 PM, andy <AndyMHancock <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > My Moto G connects to the laptop via USB, and can be seen using Windows
> > Explorer. Is there a way to make it visible as a Unix path? /cygdrive does
> > not show it.
> Are you including the drive letter? If itâs the G: drive in Windows
Explorer, you need to say something
> like âls /cygdrive/gâ, not âls /cygdriveâ.
> If it isnât appearing as a drive letter in Windows, theyâre probably using
some kind of Explorer shell
> extension, which would mean the device isnât visible through normal
Windows mechanisms, hence not
> visible to Cygwin.
It doesn't have a drive letter in Windows Explorer. The name is simply
"Moto G". When I "ls /cygdrive", I see on the c-drive. I think that the
handset's visibility to Windows Explorer is based on MTP USB, but that's
just something I'm learning about right now.