This is the mail archive of the cygwin mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: make android device file system visible as unix path

Greetings, andy!

>> > 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 ( 14.02.2015, <07:49>

Sorry for my terrible english...

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]