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Re: make android device file system visible as unix path
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: andy <AndyMHancock at gmail dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 14 Feb 2015 07:49:49 +0300
- Subject: Re: make android device file system visible as unix path
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- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
>> > 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.
There's no MTP adapter for Cygwin. You're welcome to write one, though.
Andrey Repin (firstname.lastname@example.org) 14.02.2015, <07:49>
Sorry for my terrible english...