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RE: Can I move Cygwin and Cygwin64 to a drive other than C: ?
- From: "cyg Simple" <cygsimple at gmail dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 09:28:22 -0400
- Subject: RE: Can I move Cygwin and Cygwin64 to a drive other than C: ?
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> From: Corinna Vinschen
> That doesn't make sense either. The symlinks created by setup or Cygwin tools
> are using POSIX paths, not Windows paths. Since you're moving the Cygwin
> installation as a whole, the reference point for the POSIX root dir moves as well.
> From the Windows (i.e. robocopy) perspective, those symlinks are simple files
> with arbitrary content and the DOS system bit set.
I've had issues where I forget to modify /etc/fstab for the new device.
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