/cygdrive in CVS? Time for 1.5.6 soon.

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Mon Dec 1 17:06:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, 1 Dec 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> Can anyone duplicate the supposed problem of not being able to use
> /cygdrive that the person in the cygwin mailing list is complaining
> about?  Supposedly it has been broken in recent snapshots for this
> guy.
>
> If not, would someone be willing to work with this person to track the
> problem down?  I'd like to release 1.5.6 soon and, if this is a real
> problem, it is not one that we can ignore.
>
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2003-11/msg00891.html
>
> cgf

Chris,

I may be completely off-track here, but looking at the interpretation of
his /cygdrive/c permissions by Cygwin, and considering that Windows error
122 is "The data area passed to a system call is too small", could it be
related to the ntsec problem you reported in
<http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2003-11/msg00017.html>?  Or has
that been fixed (or worked around) in the snapshots?
	Igor
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