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Re: Wild card to address drives

Greetings, Hans-Bernhard Bröker!

> Am 18.07.2019 um 10:03 schrieb Fergus Daly:
>> I have 
>> none / cygdrive binary 0 0
>> as the only line in the file /etc/fstab to allow for example
>> $ ls /h/config.sys
>> instead of the long-hand
>> $ ls /cygdrive/h/config.sys

> And that's precisely your problem.  You've now overlaid two mount points
> onto /: the cygdrive tree, and the normal Cygwin root mount.

I understand that, but I don't understand the /proc/cygdrive behavior in such
My expectation was that /proc/cygdrive/ would only hold Windows drives.


$ ls -l /proc/cygdrive
lrwxrwxrwx 1 anrdaemon None 0 июл 18 20:17 /proc/cygdrive -> /


> Without this, your command would have worked just fine.

>> In Linux I can type something like
>> ls /?/ -Ax 
>> as a wild card to address ALL drives, 

> Not really, as there is no such thing as "drives" on Linux.  The above
> will list all directories under / that have single letters as their name
> --- whether those be mounted filesystems, or ordinary directories.

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Thursday, July 18, 2019 20:15:38

Sorry for my terrible english...

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