Added some interesting functionality to my cygwin sandbox

Corinna Vinschen
Wed Jul 2 06:24:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:46:12PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 09:38:58PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >On Tue, 1 Jul 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> the symlink could contain something representing
> >>
> >>   ${cygdriveprefix}/d/foo
> >
> >FWIW, I like this idea.  Either that, or have a hard-coded cygdrive prefix
> >that's *always* recognized, in addition to the user-changeable one
> >(although I'd prefer changing the symlinks instead).
> How do you deal with the fact that '$', '{', and '}' are allowable filename
> characters now?

The ${cygdriveprefix} in my above example just stand for "something",
representing the cygdrive prefix.  What exactly that is was still open
for discussion.


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