/cygdrive/windows ?

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Wed May 3 11:10:00 GMT 2000

--- DJ Delorie <dj@delorie.com> wrote:
> > I get it now, sorry.  Hmm...  How about an internal mapping of /boot for
> the
> > SystemDrive, /boot/windir for the windows path?  Since the System and
> System32
> > directories always fall as subdirectories of /boot/windir this wouldn't
> have to
> > be mapped.  So, for example, if you have your WINNT system on the C: drive
> then
> > /boot would be mapped to C:/ and /boot/windir would map to C:/WINNT.
> If Windows is installed to a shared network drive, windir is local and
> sysdir is shared.  I think.  Otherwise, I can't think of why Win32 has
> separate calls for those two directories.

I think you're correct, so a /boot/sysdir would need to be mapped also.

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