Added some interesting functionality to my cygwin sandbox

Christopher Faylor
Tue Jul 1 19:53:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 08:14:38PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 02:00:39PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>   mount `cygpath --windows` /windows
>Gosh, I'm still used to think "symlink" when we also could do a mount.
>However, what about the symlink using symbolic cygdrive prefix idea?

I dunno.

I guess we do need to do something now that a: is no longer unique.  On
the cgf-dev branch, I use symlinks like :foo: to indicate device nodes which,
argh, now are problematic.

The problem with using anything like ${foo} or, now, :foo: is that those
are valid filenames.


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